Othonna Othonna is a genus of evergreen or deciduous geophytes, dwarf succulents or shrubs belonging to the sunflower family Asteraceae. The genus includes more than 100 species concentrated in the Western Cape of South Africa and southern Namibia.
tagetes minuta. an erect annual herb reaching 1 to 2 mm. leaves are slightly glossy green with the undersurface bearing a number of small, multicellular glands, orangish in color, which exude a licorice-like aroma when ruptured. there are typically 3 to 5 yellow-orange ray florets, and 10 to 15 yellow-orange disk florets per capitula. there are 56 species of the tagetes genus of plants in the asteraceae or sunflower family [also in this family are marigolds].