Sea Pumpkin

Sea Pumpkin.
Sea Pumpkin

Sea Pumpkin
Latin Name
Arctotheca populifolia
A common occupant of coastal foredunes which forms small hummocks. The hairs on its leaves are a means of reducing desiccation.

Description : Stem thick, leaves either simple and oval-shaped or lobed, coated with white hairs that give the leaves a grey colour. Flowers daisy-like with a rim of pale yellow florets. Size: Leaves 30 mm wide, flowers 25 mm.

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