Photo from Pza.sanbi.org.
This member of the Asteraceae
family was given this name by John Hutchinson in 1917. It is found
in western South Africa, growing in grit or other well drained soil
with little to some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow up to
thirteen centimetres in diameter, and reach 30 centimetres in
height. The flower are bright yellow.
The 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 indicate, it
does resemble an Euphorbia.
This is a winter-grower.