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Helichrysum  truncatum Burtt Davy  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  truncatum Burtt Davy  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaSwazilandNorthern Provinces, (MpumalangaNorthern Province)
bogs, marshes
Altitude1300-2200m
Description rooting, leaves in rosette, oblanceolate, acute or acuminate, amplexicaule, silvery sericeous-tomentose, capitu numerous in dense, flat clusters, 1-2cm wide
Size15-35cm
Colorsilvery white
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in spring
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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