Helichrysum longiramum Moeser

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Helichrysum longiramum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum longiramum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum longiramum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum longiramum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Shrubby perennial herb, up to 1.3 m tall. Stems woody, densely hairy, with minute glands. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, c. 1.3 cm long, 3-veined from the base; densely hairy and glandular above, greyish tomentose below. Capitula in a many-headed corymbose inflorescence, up to 7 cm in diameter. Involucral bracts straw-coloured, c. 4-seriate, up to 3 mm long. Florets yellow.
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Habitat: In drier stony ground.
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Worldwide distribution: Cameroon, Angola and from Ethiopia to Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe to KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Also in the Comoro Islands.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Thursday 4 August 2016
Literature:

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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Flora of Malawi: Helichrysum longiramum
Flora of Zambia: Helichrysum longiramum

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Helichrysum longiramum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159700, retrieved 3 June 2020

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