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Helichrysum  argyrolepis MacOwan   
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  argyrolepis MacOwan 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)KwaZulu-NatalSwazilandNorthern Provinces, (MpumalangaNorthern Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1200-2000m
Description branchlets grey-white, leaves linear or linear-lanceolate, 5-25mm, acute, revolute, adaxially glandular-pubescent and densely grey-white lanate or arachnose, capitula solitary
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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