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Dolichothrix  ericoides (Lam.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Dolichothrix  ericoides (Lam.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsXeranthemum ericoides Lam. (basionym)
 Helichrysum ericoides (Lam.) Pers.
 Stoebe nivea Thunb.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude1100-2300m
Description leaves minute, imbricate, appresed, coriaceous, ovate, obtuse, glabrous, abaxially tomentose, capitula solitary, terminal, bracts glabrous, lanceolate, acuminate, patent
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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