Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
muricata
NOTES

Erect white-woolly shrub with reflexed, twisted, lanceolate leaves which are hooked at the tips.


AUTHORITY
(L.) G.Don
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White flower heads discoid in terminal clusters. Bracts brown, inner bracts thick and faintly keeled
Colour: White
Common Name
Blombos
Habitat
NOTES: A very common component of the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal
Unspecified medicinal uses
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Months
May
June
July
August
September
Synonyms for Species
Gnaphalium muricatum
Metalasia ericoides
Metalasia umbellata



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