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Chrysocoma  tomentosa L.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Chrysocoma  tomentosa L.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsChrysocoma nivea Willd.
 Chrysocoma gnaphaloides Burm.f.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape Province)
steppes
Altitude200-900m
Description leaves grey-green, linear, flat, 4-13mm, densely white tomentose, capitula solitary, pedunculate, discoid, ca. 8mm across, involucre 4-seriate, bracts lanceolate, acute
Size10-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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