Syncarpha speciocissima (L.) B.Nord.

Cape Everlasting

Family: Compositae

Genus: Syncarpha

Category: Perennial


Yellow flowers with white outer bracts on tall grey stems above the foliage. Gret woolly leaves.


Published in Compositae Newslett. 17: 5 in 1989.

Basionym Xeranthemum speciocissimum L.

introduced, according to the Kew catalogue, by Mr. F. Masson from the Cape of Good Hope, in the year 1787... (Bot. Repos. Xeranthemum speciocissimum)

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