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Chrysocephalum apiculatum
Scientific classification
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Gnaphalieae
Genus:
Chrysocephalum

Walp.
Synonyms
  • Argyrophanes Schltdl.
  • Helichrysum sect. Chrysocephalum (Walp.) Benth.

Chrysocephalum, known by the common name everlastings for their long life as cut flowers, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. There are six species, all of which were formerly classified under other genera (Helichrysum, Helipterum and Leptorhynchos).

All the species are endemic to Australia.

  • Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Labill.) Steetz - common everlasting, yellow buttons
  • Chrysocephalum baxteri (A.Cunn. ex DC.) Anderb.
  • Chrysocephalum eremaeum (Haegi) Anderb.
  • Chrysocephalum pterochaetum F.Muell. - perennial sunray
  • Chrysocephalum puteale (S.Moore) Paul G.Wilson
  • Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Labill.) Steetz - clustered everlasting, yellow buttons
  • Chrysocephalum sericeum Paul G.Wilson
  • Chrysocephalum serpens J.Everett
  • Chrysocephalum vitellinum Paul G.Wilson

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