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Helichrysum  acrophilum Bolus  trib. Anthemideae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  acrophilum Bolus  trib. Anthemideae
SynonymsGnaphalium deltoides Thunb.
 Helichrysum spathulatum Moeser
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude900-2000m
Description leaves to 15mm, spathulate, truncate, mucronate, curvate, sessile, thinly grey lanate- tomentose, flowers campanulate, 7mm, 1-5 in corymb, phyllaries longer than capitula, obtuse
Size15-40cm
Colorcreamy
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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