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Helichrysum  dasycephalum O.Hoffm.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  dasycephalum O.Hoffm.  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoFree State
rocks
Altitude1000-2500m
Description branchlets silvery-grey pilose, densely leafy, leaves small, rigid, to 2cm long, capitula in dense heads, involucral bracts lanate-hirsute, apex pale brown
Size10-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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