Helichrysum moggii Wild

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Status: Native
Perennial herb with white-woolly prostrate stems up to 8 cm long, growing from a taproot. Leaves densely crowded and overlapping, sessile, broadly ovate, up to 1.5 cm long, white or pale grey felted on both surfaces. Capitula densely crowded at the ends of branches, sessile; involucre up to 1 cm in diameter; bracts 3-5-seriate, white; florets yellow, c. 3.8 mm long.
Derivation of specific name: moggii: after Albert Oliver Dean Mogg (1886-1980), South African botanist, ecologist and lecturer in botany, curator of the Moss Herbarium.
Habitat: In sandy soils near the shore.
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Worldwide distribution: Known only from Inhaca Island
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017

Wild, H. (1982). New species and new names of Helichrysum Mill. from the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 12(2) Page 195. Protologue

Wild, H. (Undated, c. 1980?). A draft revision of Helichrysum Mill. for Flora Zambesiaca Unpublished ms. Pages 74 - 75.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Helichrysum moggii
African Plant Database: Helichrysum moggii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Helichrysum moggii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Helichrysum moggii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Helichrysum moggii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Helichrysum moggii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Helichrysum moggii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Helichrysum moggii
JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysum moggii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysum moggii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum moggii
Plants of the World Online: Helichrysum moggii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Helichrysum moggii
Tropicos: Helichrysum moggii
Wikipedia: Helichrysum moggii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Helichrysum moggii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168500, retrieved 13 August 2020

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