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).

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.

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 for Flora Zambesiaca Unpublished ms.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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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum tomentulosum
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Helichrysum tomentulosum subsp. tomentulosum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159920, retrieved 29 March 2023

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