African Plant Database

Helichrysum splendidum (Thunb.) Less.
Protologue : Syn. Gen. Compos. 286 (1832)
Information on the genus : Helichrysum
Basionym : Gnaphalium splendidum Thunb.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gnaphalium splendidum Thunb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gnaphalium abyssinicum Sch. Bip.
=Helichrysum strictum (Lam.) Druce
=Gnaphalium strictum Lam. (1788)
=Helichrysum abyssinicum Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.
=Helichrysum acrobates Bullock (1933)
=Helichrysum hendersonae S. Moore (1906)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Shrub, Herb- Ht 0.15 - 1.55 m. Alt 1045 - 2745 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (2002). Flora of Tropical East Africa Compositae[2]: 414
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).
  • Fl. S. Africa 33[7]: 216,218 (1983).
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Record n°102330 modified 2006-10-10
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