Hermann W. Rudolf Marloth, 1910
Namibia, South Africa
be: Crassothonna clavifolia, B.Nord. 2012.
This member of the Asteraceae family was
described by Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth in 1920, and is found in
Namibia and South Africa. It grows
in grit with little water and some sun. The caudex will grow to five
centimetres, the stems to ten centimetres. The flowers are yellow, and
it can be reproduced by cuttings as well.
The genera name from the Greek
othone, 'a linen cloth or napkin', in allusion to the downy
covering of some of the earlier known species. The species name
means 'leaves like a club'.
is a winter grower.