This member of the Asteraceae family was
given this name by Alwin Berger in 1905. It is found in South Africa, 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.
Named after E. E. Galpin, South
African naturalist and collector (1858 - 1941).