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Helichrysum  infaustum J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  infaustum J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsCalomeria infausta (J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans) Heine
 Humea infausta (J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans) S.Moore
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces, (Mpumalanga)
rocks
Altitude400-2800m
Description branchlets grey lanate, densely leafy, leaves to 12mm, linear, obtuse, semiamplexicaule, apiculate, margins revolute, capitula cylindrical, numerous, in dense racemes
Size15-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeshrub, carpet
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 spring
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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