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Helichrysum  fourcadei Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  fourcadei Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude800-900m
Description branchlets silvery grey lanate, leaves 3-9mm, spathulate, obtuse, mucronate, curvate, shortly decurrent, silvery grey tomentose, capitula cylindrical, laxly arranged, terminal
Size5-10cm
Colorreddish
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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