Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
var. pilosellum (L. f.) Beentje

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Helichrysum nudifolium var. pilosellum

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Gatsi CL, Honde Valley

Helichrysum nudifolium var. pilosellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the road from Nyanga to Troutbeck

Helichrysum nudifolium var. pilosellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the road from Nyanga to Troutbeck

Helichrysum nudifolium var. pilosellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Circular Drive, Nyanga NP

Helichrysum nudifolium var. pilosellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Circular Drive, Nyanga NP

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Synonyms: Gnaphalium pilosellum L. f.
Helichrysum arctotidifolium S. Moore
Helichrysum pilosellum (L. f) Less.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Perennial herb, usually with leaves confined to a basal rosette and with a leafless stem. Leaves rough above, green and white-felted beneath.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Grassland species, near wet areas.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Sep - Oct
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 29 July 2015

Beentje, H. (2000). New taxa and new combinations in Helichrysum (Compositae: Inuleae) Kew Bulletin 55(2) Page 359.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 98.

Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 228 - 229. as Helichrysum pilosellum (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 55.

Wild, H. (Undated, c. 1980?). A draft revision of Helichrysum Mill. for Flora Zambesiaca Unpublished ms. Pages 26 - 27. as Helichrysum pilosselum


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum nudifolium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum nudifolium
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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 nudifolium var. pilosellum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159810, retrieved 20 February 2018

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