Helichrysum polycladum Klatt

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Status: Native
Bushy perennial herb with stiffly erect branches, up to 50 cm tall. Leaves crowded near the ends of branches, sessile, linear, up to 1.7 cm long, whitish tomentose, particularly below; apex mucronate; margin rolled under. Capitula in terminal corymbose heads, c. 2.5 cm in diameter. Involucral bracts pale yellow, 2-3-seriate, up to 3.2 mm long, oblong.
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Habitat: Occurring in submontane grassland and scrub.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and northern South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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External websites:

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

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 polycladum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159820, retrieved 27 May 2016

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