Taxon: Helichrysum petiolare Hilliard & B. L. Burtt

 
Genus: Helichrysum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Gnaphalieae
Nomen number: 404767
Place of publication: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 32:357. 1973
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • licorice-plant  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • silver-bush everlasting-flower  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • trailing dusty-miller  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Lakritz-Strohblume  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • rabatteternell  (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, - Western Cape

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: France - Corsica; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Anderberg, A. A. 1991. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the tribe Gnaphalieae (Asteraceae) Opera Bot. 104:145.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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