Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
odoratissimum
NOTES

Aromatic, thinly white-woolly shrublet to 50 cm with linear to spathulate leaves which clasp the stem, are decurrent, undulate and grey-woolly.


AUTHORITY
(L.) Sweet
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Dwarf shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Discoid yellow flower heads densely packed together in terminal cymes
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Hotnotskoeigoed
Hotnotskruie
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Skin treatments
Leaves and stems are mixed with fat to make a soothing ointment
Cough treatments
Used for coughs and colds
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Months
August
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Gnaphalium odoratissimum



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