D.Oliver & W.P. Hiern, 1877
Head, Sjambok Bush
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle.
Kleinia kleinioides, M.Taylor.
Kleinia violacea, A.Berger
Notonia kleinioides, Sch.Bip.
longiflorus, Sch. Bib.
Hard to find info on this plant. It is a member of the Asteraceae
family, given this name by Daniel Oliver &
William Philip Hiern in 1877. It is found in Eritrea and
Ethiopia, growing in well-drained soil with
some water and sun. The flowers are small and yellow, and it can be
reproduced by cuttings as well. The base of the stem can grow to at
least seven centimetres, while the branches reach at least one meter.
The genera name means ‘old man’
from the Latin senex, and referring to the whitish
grey, hairy pappus. The species name means it look
like a Kleinia.