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Helichrysum  argyrophyllum DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  argyrophyllum DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium argyrophyllum Sch.Bip.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude700-1700m
Description leaves obovate to spathulate, at apex unciform, at base very attenuate, densely silvery white hirsute, capitula in lax, pedunculate corymb, bracts imbricate
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
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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