This member of the Asteraceae
family was described by Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter in 1899. It is
found in Namaqualand, South Africa, growing in a well drained soil
or grit with little water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to
three centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 30 centimetres
height. The flowers are yellow.
The genera name from the Greek
eurys; 'large' and -ops; 'eye', referring to the large
flowers. The species name as it originates from the Namaqua desert.
IPNI: Compositae family.