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Related to gazania: Gazania rigens
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