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Helichrysum  oxybelium DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  oxybelium DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium oxybelium (DC.) Sch.Bip.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude200-1200m
Description branchlets scabrous-glandular, glabrescent, spinose, leaves lanceolate-linear, sessile, acute, uninerved, margins revolute, capitula terminal, solitary, phyllaries oblong
Size20-30cm
Colorwhitish, purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
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