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.
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Habitat: Usually in wet places, namely in vleis or by streams and rivers.
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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. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 30.

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).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 26.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Helichrysum cooperi
African Plant Database: Helichrysum cooperi
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Helichrysum cooperi
JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysum cooperi
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum cooperi
Plants of the World Online: Helichrysum cooperi
Tropicos: Helichrysum cooperi
Wikipedia: Helichrysum cooperi

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Helichrysum cooperi.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159580, retrieved 28 May 2024

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