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Author:  Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, 1838
Origin:  Cape Province; South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  10 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Othonna retrorsa var. spektakelensis, G.D.Rowley.

This member of the Asteraceae family was describe by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in 1838. It is found in the Cape Province in South Africa, growing in well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. It will reach 30 centimetres in diameter and ten centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow, and it can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

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 'with a small incision'.

Also seen as a Compositae

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