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Definition of the noun african daisy
What does african daisy mean as a name of something?
- shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers
- African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- more generic word: flower = a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
- more specific terms: Gerbera jamesonii / Barberton daisy / Transvaal daisy = widely cultivated South African perennial having flower heads with orange to flame-colored rays
- member of: genus Gerbera / Gerbera = genus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisies
- any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
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Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Bergius English: blue-eyed African daisy, African daisy, bear's ear A. venusta T. Norl. (Arctotis stoechadifolia auct. non Berg.) English: Free State daisy Southern Africa: witgousblom; lehaha-la- tsela ...
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
120, 140 hort African daisy (syn osteospermum syn Cape daisy): The plant originates in South Africa; osteosperAfrican African mums are half-hardy perennials and will therefore not survive frost conditions; however, they can be propagated ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
African Daisy Athyrium Filix-fœmina. Female Polypody, Lady Fern Atractylis acaulis. Spindle-wort Atragene (Clematis) alpina. Alpine Clematis (Clematis) americana. American Clematis (Clematis) occidentalis. Western Clematis ( Clematis) ...
by Frances Tenenbaum
Blue-eyed African Daisy. Formerly A. stoechadifolia. A 2-foot-tall plant with lobed, dark green leaves that are silvery beneath. Bears white, 3- inch-wide, daisylike flowers with blue centers. Tender perennial grown as a warm-weather annual.
The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips
Arctotis stoechadifolia (African daisy) Bassia scoparia (summer cypress) Centauria cyanus (cornflower) Convolvulus tricolor ( dwarf morning glory) Coreopsis tinctoria (calliopsis) Dimorphotheca sinuata ...
by Ph. D Newmark
African Daisy [L] Gerechtigkeit. Justice [G] Germania. Germany; feminine figure symbolic of Germany; title of a work by Tacitus [L] Germinal. Seventh month of the calendar used during the French Revolution; title of a novel by Zola [F] Ges.
The Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)
Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer
Gerbera (African daisy) [Gerbera jamesonii] 20 Gerbera spp. 272, 582 Gherkin ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
Called also Osteospermum, South African daisy,bietou,madeliefies. dimple [dim' pl]seemyotonic dimple. dimpylatesee diazinon. Dina parva aleechfoundin the nasal cavity of aquatic birds. Dingmann clamp aheavy-duty boneand cartilage ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
African daisy 7noun a plant of the daisy family, cultivated for its bright flowers. 3Dimorphotheca and other genera, family Compositae.
or £ —African daisy, Lonas inodora, of northern Africa, formerly cultiDakosaurus (dak-5-sā'rus), n. Dakotan vated for ornament.—Blue or globe daisy, ...
by Christopher Brickell
African daisy. See Arctotis venusta; Dimorphotheca.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1899)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
African daisy, Lonas inodora, of northern Africa, formerly cultiDakotan vated for ornament.—Blue or globe daisy, the Globularia vulgaris.–Butter-daisy, a name of species of Ranunes. lus.–Cabbage-daisy, the globe-flower, Trollius Europerus.
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