African daisy


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African daisy

n.
Any of several African plants in the composite family, especially those in the genera Arctotis, Dimorphotheca, Gerbera, Lonas, and Osteospermum, that have showy flower heads.
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Noun1.African daisy - shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowersAfrican daisy - shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Lonas, Lonas - one species: yellow ageratum
2.African daisy - African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Gerbera, Gerbera - genus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisies
Barberton daisy, Gerbera jamesonii, Transvaal daisy - widely cultivated South African perennial having flower heads with orange to flame-colored rays
3.African daisy - any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowersAfrican daisy - any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Arctotis, genus Arctotis - herbs and subshrubs: African daisy
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