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ger·ber·a

 (gûr′bər-ə, jûr′-) also ger·ber daisy (-bər)
n.
Any of several rosette-forming plants of the genus Gerbera of the composite family, widely cultivated for their colorful daisylike flower heads.

[After Traugott Gerber (1710-1743), German physician and botanist.]
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gerbera

(ˈdʒɜːbərə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the perennial genus Gerbera, esp the Barberton daisy from S. Africa, G. jamesonii, grown, usually as a greenhouse plant, for its large brightly coloured daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae
[named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist]
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Noun1.gerbera - genus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisiesGerbera - genus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisies
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 - African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
Barberton daisy, Gerbera jamesonii, Transvaal daisy - widely cultivated South African perennial having flower heads with orange to flame-colored rays
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