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Helichrysum  alticolum Bolus  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  alticolum Bolus  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
rocks
Altitude500-1700m
Description leaves spathulate, grey-white lanate, to 45mm long, rounded, inflorescence capitate, 1-2cm wide, capitula 5-6mm, phyllaries bright yellow, abaxially grey lanate
Size5-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Mountain flowers
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