Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
piloselloides
NOTES

A stemless perennial with scapes to 30 cm. The tufted leaves are softly hairy or cobwebby, obovate and tapering below.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Cass.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Pale yellow radiate flower heads with hairy bracts
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Small yellow gerbera
Swartteebossie
Gerbera
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Gastro-intestinal treatments
The whole plant is used for gastro-intestinal complaints
Fever treatments
Snuffed or inhaled as a febrifuge
Pain treatments
Used to treat earache and snuffed or inhaled for headaches
Influenza treatments
The plant is burnt to fumigate huts to treat colds and influenza
Anthelmintics
Unspecified use
Respiratory treatments
Unspecified use
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Months
July
August
September
October
November
December
January
February
Synonyms for Species
Arnica piloselloides
Piloselloides hirsuta



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