Dorotheanthus


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Noun1.Dorotheanthus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Aizoaceae, carpetweed family, family Aizoaceae, family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
Dorotheanthus bellidiformis, livingstone daisy - low-growing showy succulent annual of South Africa having white or pink or red or orange flowers and spatulate leaves covered in papillae that resemble small crystals
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A few annuals reseed readily here too, such as Livingstone daisy (Dorotheanthus bellidiformis) and Jupiter's beard (Centranthus ruber).
Mesembryamthemum, these days reclassified as dorotheanthus bellidiformis, but still known as Livingston daisies, produce carpets of brilliant colour in full sun.
Two brilliantly coloured ground covering plants are particularly popular - the so-called Livingstone daisies (Dorotheanthus bellidiformis) and Mesembryanthemum.