1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Helichrysum Mill.
      1. Species: Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
        1. Helichrysum nudifolium var. oxyphyllum (DC.) Beentje

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon to Uganda and S. Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    An erect perennial herb with simple whitish-tomentose stems 2-3 ft. high
    Inflorescences
    Flower-heads numerous in a dense terminal cluster, about 1/8 in. broad
    Bracts
    The inner involucral bracts silvery and the outer reddish
    Florets
    Florets cream-coloured.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Helichrysum nudifolium var. oxyphyllum (DC.) Beentje appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2000 Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28430], Cameroon K000052186
    Jan 1, 2000 Hepper, F.N. [1884], Cameroon K000052185
    Jan 1, 2000 Morton, J.K. [K 291], Cameroon K000052188
    Jan 1, 2000 Morton, J.K. [K 291], Cameroon K000052189
    Jan 1, 2000 Maitland, T.D. [1701], Cameroon K000052187
    Jan 1, 2000 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Malawi K000274618 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Burchell, W.J. [4733], South Africa K000274885 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Lowe J. [3659 A], Cameroon K000052190

    First published in Kew Bull. 55(2): 357 (2000)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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