Joseph von Jacquin, 1798
Cape; South Africa, Namibia
lasiocarpa, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, 1838.
Carl Heinrich Schultz, 1844.
Moritz Kurt Dinter, 1923.
Doria carnosa, DC.
Doria retrofracta, Less.
Othonna pinnatilobata, Sch.Bip.
This member of the Asteraceae
family was described by Nicolaas Joseph von Jacquin in 1798. It is found
on the Western Cape in South Africa and in southern Namibia, growing in a well drained soil
with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to seven
centimetres in diameter, the stems will grow up to 40 centimetres in
height. The flowers are yellow.
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
This is a winter-grower.