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Celmisia  verbascifolia ssp. rigida (Kirk) Given  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Celmisia  verbascifolia ssp. rigida (Kirk) Given  trib. Astereae
SynonymsCelmisia petiolata var. rigida Kirk (basionym)
 Celmisia rigida (Kirk) Cockayne
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
rocks
Altitude0-50m
Description leaves thick, coriaceous, ovate-lanceolate, obtuse, adaxially glabrous, abaxially rusty or white sericeous, margins ciliate, scapes white tomentose, capitula 3-5cm
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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