Helichrysum tomentulosum (Klatt) Merxm.
subsp. tomentulosum

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Synonyms: Stenocline tomentulosa Klatt
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Status: Native
Erect, bushy perennial with ascending branches up to 60 cm tall. Leaves oblong-elliptic, up to 5 × 1 cm, 3-veined from the base, thinly greyish velvety on both sides; margin more or less rolled under. Capitula in dense terminal corymbose heads. Involucral bracts c. 5-seriate, 1-5 mm long, ovate to linear-lanceolate. Florets yellow.
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Habitat: Occurring on limestone ridges.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
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Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 66 - 68. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 35.

Wild, H. (Undated, c. 1980?). A draft revision of Helichrysum Mill. for Flora Zambesiaca Unpublished ms. Pages 21 - 22.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Helichrysum tomentulosum
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JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysum tomentulosum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum tomentulosum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum tomentulosum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Helichrysum tomentulosum
Tropicos: Helichrysum tomentulosum

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 tomentulosum subsp. tomentulosum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159920, retrieved 19 March 2018

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