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Genus: Edmondia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Gnaphalieae

There are three species, all endemic to the Western Cape.  

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI).

Edmondia fasciculata


Edmondia pinifolia

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 186.

Edmondia sesamoides (Everlasting)

Sewejaartjie, Witsewejaartjie, Strooiblommetjie [Afrikaans]

See Hottentots Holland to Hermanus wild flowers by Lee Burman & Anne Bean p. 200; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 236; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 210.


  • Hilliard, O.M. 1983. Asteraceae (Compositae), Tribe Inuleae subtribe Gnaphalinae (first part). Flora of southern Africa 33,7,2: 1-325.


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