Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Asteraceae
Helichrysum  stoechas (L.) DC.

Verified by: Temperate sect. 22 October 2012
Notes: Verified with Flora Europaea vol. 4. Leaves with revolute margins hairy and glandular abaxially. Capitula in dense clusters. Phyllaries in several whorls, scarious green-brown with glands in the middle. Florets all disc like, mostly bisexual. Anthers base tailed. Cypsela glandular with a feathery pappus as long as the florets.
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Wild voucher no:                                 23 October 2007
Locality:  Spain
Coordinates:  1740m
Collector:Hall, A. #200

capitula capitula

florets florets

phyllaries phyllaries

capitulum capitulum

capitulum section capitulum section

capitulum section capitulum section

florets florets

androecium section androecium section

style style

cypsela cypsela

stem stem

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface
abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface leaf cross section leaf cross section  

flowering branch

inflorescence

capitula
capitula
capitula