Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Helichrysum
Family: Asteraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
appendiculatum
NOTES

A small perennial herb to about 50 cm which has closely-spaced, oblanceolate, grey, woolly leaves which are smaller towards the top of the stem. Several simple, or sparsely forked, stems arise from a woody rootstock.


AUTHORITY
(L.f.) Less.
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Discoid heads in corymbose clusters. The involucral bracts have radiating tips and equal or exceed the flowers.
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Sheeps ears
Habitat
NOTES: Found in the fynbos especially in the Woodlands area
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Chest treatments
The leaves are used and are sometimes eaten raw
Months
December
Synonyms for Species
Gnaphalium appendiculatum



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