Pink everlasting.

Pink everlasting.

Observation - Pink everlasting. - Southern Africa. Description: Observed before in Howick but too pretty not to record as as species in Amber Valley. Lucid Keys Woolly plant (yes) with basal leaf rosettes, (lost in grass. :(,not photographed). Large solitary heads. (yes)

Observed before in Howick but too pretty not to record as as species in Amber Valley.

Lucid Keys

  1. Woolly plant (yes) with basal leaf rosettes, (lost in grass. :(,not photographed).
  2. Large solitary heads. (yes)
  3. Shiny white bracts, mostly with red tips. (yes)

Possible confusion with H. monticola but altitude and red bracts rule this out desipte the lateral rosette being lost in the grass.

References

  1. Pooley:KZN p442. Subspecies red bracts (yes).
  2. Pooley:MF p224
  3. Pooley:MF p108 (H. monticola)
  4. Lucid
  5. Flora of Zimbabwe