Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
brevifolia
NOTES

Erect, white-woolly shrub with reflexed, twisted leaves with axillary tufts.


AUTHORITY
(Lam.) Levyns
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Discoid flower heads in terminal clusters, 3-flowered, bracts erect, concave above and the inner petaloid. Involucre bound with woolly hairs
Colour: White
Common Name
Blombos
Habitat
NOTES: A common component of the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
July
August
September
October
Synonyms for Species
Gnaphalium brevifolium
Metalasia erubescens
Metalasia fasiculata
Metalasia intermedia



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