A way better looking wild plant by Nick Helme, Ispotnature.org.
This member of the
Asteraceae family was describe by Augustin Pyramus de Candolle in
1838. It is found in the Cape
Province of South Africa, growing in well-drained soil with some
water and lots of sun. It will reach 30 centimetres in diameter and
ten centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow, and it can be
reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.
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
means 'with a small incision'.
Also seen as a