Helichrysum mixtum (Kuntze) Moeser

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Status: Native
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Erect perennial herb with several stems, up to 45 cm tall, growing from a woody rootstock. Basal leaves in a rosette, 4-19 cm long, elliptic-lanceolate to oblanceolate, clasping at the base, greyi-hairy on both surfaces. Leaves along the stem much smaller, decreasing in size upwards, linear-lanceolate, grey woolly on both sides. Capitula 1-1.3 cm in diameter, forming a lax to dense panicle. Involucral bracts spreading, shiny bright yellow, 6-seriate, up to 3-13 mm long, ovate to narrowly lanceolate, acute. Florets yellow.
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Habitat: Occurring in submontane grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 252 - 254. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Helichrysum mixtum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Helichrysum mixtum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Helichrysum mixtum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Helichrysum mixtum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Helichrysum mixtum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Helichrysum mixtum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Helichrysum mixtum
Ispot Southern Africa : Helichrysum mixtum
JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysum mixtum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum mixtum
Tropicos: Helichrysum mixtum
West African Plants database: Helichrysum mixtum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Helichrysum mixtum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159730, retrieved 1 October 2016

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