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Helichrysum  rotundifolium (Thunb.) Less.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  rotundifolium (Thunb.) Less.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium rotundifolium Thunb. (basionym)
 Helichrysum nummularium Moeser
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude600-2000m
Description branchlets leafy, simple, densely lanate, leaves semiamplexicaule, rounded-obovate, obtuse, white lanate, capitula in heads at apex of branchlets, phyllaries glabrous
Size5-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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