Helichrysopsis septentrionalis (Vatke) Hilliard

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Helichrysopsis septentrionalis

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Close to Macuacua, Mandlakazi District, Gaza Province.

Helichrysopsis septentrionalis

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Close to Macuacua, Mandlakazi District, Gaza Province.

Helichrysopsis septentrionalis

Photo: Sune Holt
Faiquete, Vilanculos, Inhambane, Mozambique

Helichrysopsis septentrionalis

Photo: Sune Holt
Faiquete, Vilanculos, Inhambane, Mozambique

Helichrysopsis septentrionalis

Photo: Sune Holt
Faiquete, Vilanculos, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Anaxeton septentrionalis Vatke
Gnaphalium septentrionale (Vatke) Hilliard
Gnaphalium stenophyllum Oliv. & Hiern
Helichrysopsis stenophylla Kirp.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with densely leafy multi-branched stems. Leaves linear, up to 15 mm long; margins strongly rolled under and white cottony hairy, contrasting with the greyish upper leaf surface giving the leaves a striped appearance. Capitula in terminal heads. Involucral bracts 4-seriate, opaque milky-white, exceeding the florets. Florets c. 45-65, discoid. Achenes minute, less than 0.5 mm long with a plumose pappus.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: septentrionale: northern.
Habitat: In sandy places
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Coastal southern Mozambique and northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS,GI,M
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 18 August 2015
Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 31. As Gnaphalium stenophyllum

Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 47 - 48. (Includes a picture).

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 212 - 213. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 77 - 78. As Gnaphalium septentrionale

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
African Plant Database: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
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iNaturalist: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
Plants of the World Online: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis
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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: Helichrysopsis septentrionalis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=169950, retrieved 26 October 2020

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