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Helichrysum  aureofolium Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  aureofolium Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description taproot, stems white appresed lanate, leaves 1-3cm, oblanceolate to lanceolate, acute, auriculate, thinly grey appresed lanate, capitula 1-3, terminal, producing panicle
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow-brown
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typetuft
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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