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Family: ASTERACEAE 

 Kleinia galpinii
 

Photo by Brad Johnson.

  
Author:  Alwin Berger 1905
Family:  Asteraceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 (15) centimetres
Height:  30 (60) centimetres
Flower:  Orange
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Senecio galpinii, Joseph Dalton Hooker 1892. Notoniopsis galpinii, B. Nord. 

Photo by Grootscholten.

   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).