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Any of various plants of the genus Gazania of the composite family, native to southern Africa and widely cultivated for their bright orange, red, yellow, or white daisylike flower heads.
[New Latin, genus name, after Theodorus Gaza (c. 1400-1478), Byzantine humanist in Italy who translated the botanical work of Theophrastus into Latin.]
(Plants) any plant of the S African genus Gazania, grown for their rayed flowers in variegated colours; the flowers close in the afternoon: family Asteraceae. Also called: treasure flower
[named after Theodore of Gaza, (1398–1478), translator of the botanical treatises of Theophrastus]
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|Noun||1.||gazania - any plant of the genus Gazania valued for their showy daisy flowers|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Gazania - genus of tomentose tropical African herbs with milky sap