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Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC.

Derivation of specific name

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argyrosphaerum: with a silver sphere; referring to the white rings of involucral bracts.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159470
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Low annual herb with a long taproot and radiating prostrate branches, up to 25 cm long. Leaves spathulate to oblanceolate, up to c. 2.5 cm long, thinly grey-woolly on both sides. Capitula solitary at the end of branches. Involucral bracts c. 9-seriate, up to 7 mm long, silvery white, turning pink at the centre. Florets yellow, often pink-tipped, turning brown with age.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159470
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Frequency

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Frequent
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159470
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Nothern Province, Freestate, KwaZulu-Natal and Northern Cape, South Africa.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Helichrysum argyrosphaerum DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159470
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe