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Helichrysum  cylindriflorum (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  cylindriflorum (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium cylindriflorum L. (basionym)
 Helichrysum fastigiatum Harv.
 Helichrysum rubellum (Thunb.) Less.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude30-1450m
Description leaves white lanate, semiamplexicaule, shortly obovate-oblong, acute, black mucronate, capitula 2-4, terminal, pedicellate, involucre cylindrical, eradiate
Size5-30cm
Colorbrownish, reddish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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