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Author: Alwin Berger, 1905
Origin:  Eswatini, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 (15) Centimetres
Height:  30 (60) Centimetres
Flower:  Orange
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Senecio galpinii, Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1892.
Notoniopsis galpinii,
B. Nord. 

This member of the Asteraceae family was given this name by Alwin Berger in 1905. It is found in Eswatini, South Africa and Zimbabwe, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The three centimetre rhizomes can grow in to a fifteen centimetre cluster, the plant can reach 30 or even 60 centimetres. The flowers are orange.

The genera is named after the German zoologist, Dr Klein,1685-1759, and the species after E. E. Galpin, South African naturalist and collector,1858 - 1941.