Helichrysum rhodellum Wild

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Status: Native
Erect perennial herb up to c. 30 cm tall. Leaves along the stems, obovate small up to 1.2 × 0.9 cm, sessile; stems and leaves densely white velvety. Capitula in dense hemispherical heads, c. 2.5 cm im diameter. Involucral bracts 3-seriate, c. 4.5 mm long, oblong, pale yellow. Florets pale yellow.
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Habitat: Restricted to quartzite grasslands
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Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 153 - 154.


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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 rhodellum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159830, retrieved 30 July 2016

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