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Helichrysum  zwartbergense Bolus  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  zwartbergense Bolus  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude1200-2200m
Description stems white lanate, leaves 3-8mm, spathulate to suborbiculate, rounded, densely grey-white lanate, capitula terminal, surrounded by leaves, phyllaries soon caducous
Size1-3cm
Colorpale yellow-brown
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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