Helichrysum rhodellum Wild

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Helichrysum rhodellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum rhodellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum rhodellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum rhodellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum rhodellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Helichrysum rhodellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial herb up to c. 30 cm tall. Leaves along the stems, obovate small up to 1.2 × 0.9 cm, sessile; stems and leaves densely white velvety. Capitula in dense hemispherical heads, c. 2.5 cm im diameter. Involucral bracts 3-seriate, c. 4.5 mm long, oblong, pale yellow. Florets pale yellow.
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Habitat: Restricted to quartzite grasslands
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Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Content last updated: Thursday 4 August 2016
Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 172.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 134.

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.

Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 153 - 154. Protologue

Wild, H. (Undated, c. 1980?). A draft revision of Helichrysum Mill. for Flora Zambesiaca Unpublished ms. Pages 15 - 16.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum rhodellum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum rhodellum
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Helichrysum rhodellum
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Helichrysum rhodellum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159830, retrieved 18 September 2019

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