Helichrysum tongense Hilliard

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: tongense: referring to the Tongaland Plain, an area stretching from Southern Mozambique to Richards Bay in South Africa.
Habitat: In sandy grassland and open woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Sawziland and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 207. (Includes a picture).

Hilliard, O.M. (1983). Asteraceae, Inuleae, Gnaphaliinae Flora of Southern Africa 33-7-2 Pages 301 - 302.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Helichrysum tongense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Helichrysum tongense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Helichrysum tongense
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Helichrysum tongense
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iNaturalist: Helichrysum tongense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Helichrysum tongense
JSTOR Plant Science: Helichrysum tongense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Helichrysum tongense
Plants of the World Online: Helichrysum tongense
Tropicos: Helichrysum tongense
Wikipedia: Helichrysum tongense

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 tongense.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=224700, retrieved 1 June 2023

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