Arctotis


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Related to Arctotis: Arctotis stoechadifolia, Brachyscome
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Noun1.Arctotis - herbs and subshrubs: African daisyArctotis - herbs and subshrubs: African daisy  
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
African daisy - any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
Arctotis stoechadifolia, Arctotis venusta, blue-eyed African daisy - bushy perennial of South Africa with white or violet flowers; in its native region often clothes entire valley sides in a sheet of color
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Species include the Namaqualand daisy (dimorphotheca sinuata) as well as arctotis, asters, gazanias and osteospermum, and flowering succulents such as cheiridopsis, carpobrotus and crassula.
Afolayan, "The foliar micromorphology of Arctotis arctotoides (L.f.) O.
(thistles), Arctotheca calendula, Arctotis stoechadifolia, Berkheya discolor and Malva parviflora to mention only a few.
Natural history: Collected on the ground, leaf litter and plants, such as Othonna cylindrica and Arctotis species.
Extracts from the Shoots of Arctotis arctotoides Inhibit the Growth of Bacteria and Fungi.
5e-h), also shows strong similarity to that of Arctotis and Arctotheca.
Arctotheca calendula Asteraceae S Africa (L.) Levyns Arctotis Asteraceae S Africa stoechadifolia Berg.
The half-hardy annuals called African daisies or Arctotis should produce a bold display of flowers in rich autumnal shades.
Tough beauties More than 70 hardy plants, including African daisy (Arctotis, shown), thrive in a Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County demo plot that's irrigated only every three weeks.