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Helichrysum  candolleanum H.Buek  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  candolleanum H.Buek  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsHelichrysum damarense O.Hoffm.
 Helichrysum leptolepis DC.
 Helichrysum pachyrhizum Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaBotswanaNamibiaKwaZulu-NatalSwazilandNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude30-2000m
Description stems ramose, tomentose, leaves sessile, spathulate or lanceolate-linear, tapered to base, white lanate, capitula 1-few, phyllaries oblong-lanceolate, acuminate
Size5-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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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