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Author:  William Henry Harvey, 1865
Origin:  Central South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  8 Centimetres
Height:  15-60 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Asteraceae family was given this name by William Henry Harvey in 1865. It is found in the central South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to eight centimetres, the branches from fifteen to 60 centimetres. The flowers are yellow.

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 'having blunt lobes'.