Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cephalaria
Family: Dipsaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
humilis
NOTES

A tufted, roughly hairy or hairless, perennial to about 1 m. The leaves are mostly basal and are linear or pinnatisect with revolute margins.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) Roem. & Schult.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: White flowers with several rows of bracts are borne in pedunculate heads. The calyx is small and pappus-like
Colour: White
Common Name
None known
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld in the Woodlands area
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Unspecified medicinal uses
The roots are known to be used medicinally
Months
December
January
Synonyms for Species
Scabiosa humilis



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