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Helichrysum  teretifolium (L.) D.Don  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  teretifolium (L.) D.Don  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium teretifolium L. (basionym)
 Helichrysum teretifolium var. natalense Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)KwaZulu-Natal
steppes
Altitude5-1600m
Description leaves sessile, linear, rigid, margins revolute, mucronate, adaxially glabrescent, abaxially tomentose, capitula numerous, subsessile, in corymb, involucre spherical
Size10-30cm
Colorbrownish red
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, 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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