Helichrysum cooperi Harv.

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Helichrysum cooperi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park Nature Reserve, Harare

Helichrysum cooperi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park Nature Reserve, Harare

Helichrysum cooperi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park

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Common names: Cooper's everlasting (English)
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Sprawling plant with numerous, fairly large, capitula.
Notes: It seems unclear whether the Zimbabwean material known as Helichrysum cooperi is in fact the same taxon as what is known under this name in South Africa.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Usually in wet places, namely in vleis or by streams and rivers.
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Images last updated: Monday 28 September 2015

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 19.

Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 307 - 308. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Helichrysum cooperi
Flora of Mozambique: Helichrysum cooperi

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Helichrysum cooperi
African Plant Database: Helichrysum cooperi
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Helichrysum cooperi
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Helichrysum cooperi
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Helichrysum cooperi
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Helichrysum cooperi
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Helichrysum cooperi
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Helichrysum cooperi
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Helichrysum cooperi
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Helichrysum cooperi
Ispot Southern Africa: Helichrysum cooperi
JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysum cooperi
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum cooperi
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum cooperi
The Plant List (version 1.1): Helichrysum cooperi
Tropicos: Helichrysum cooperi

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Helichrysum cooperi.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159580, retrieved 21 March 2018

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