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Helichrysum umbraculigerum

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Nyanga - Mutare Rd before Nyakupinga Bridge

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Synonyms: Gnaphalium umbraculigerum (Less.) Sch. Bip.
Helichrysum coactum M.D. Henderson
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Erect perennial covered in thick white velvety indumentum. Leaves narrowly elliptic, clasped along the stems. Inflorescence dense, appearing as one large flowerhead, covered in conspicuous white velvet underneath, deep mustard yellow.
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Flowering time:Jan - Apr
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 31.

Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 79 - 81. (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.

Wild, H. (Undated, c. 1980?). A draft revision of Helichrysum Mill. for Flora Zambesiaca Unpublished ms. Pages 10 - 11.

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

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Helichrysum umbraculigerum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159930, retrieved 23 March 2023

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