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Helichrysum  catipes (DC.) Harv.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  catipes (DC.) Harv.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsEriosphaera catipes DC. (basionym)
 Helichrysum anaxetonoides Schltr. & Moeser
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude1500-1800m
Description branchlets thin, lanate, lower leaves obovate-oblong, the upper oblong, black mucronate, lax lanate, capitula 6-9, sessile, in spherical cluster
Size10-13cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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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