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Helichrysum  monticola Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  monticola Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)KwaZulu-NatalFree StateSwazilandNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude1500-2700m
Description leaves in flat rosette, to 9cm long, glabrous or adaxially arachnose, capitula solitary, phyllaries shiny, the inner at base pinkish or reddish
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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