||30 (60) Centimetres
galpinii, Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1892.
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.