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Definition of the noun african daisy

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noun

  1. shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers
  2. African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers
  3. any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic word: flower = a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
    • member of: Arctotis / genus Arctotis = herbs and subshrubs: African daisy

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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 ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

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.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: African daisy, blue-and-white daisy bush, white daisy bush, marigold, sunday's river daisy, Vanstaden's daisy, Van Staden osteospermum South Africa: bietou, blue and white daisy bush, bergbietou, ...

Google previewOxford 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.

Google previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

African daisy. See Arctotis venusta; Dimorphotheca.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

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) ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

or £ —African daisy, Lonas inodora, of northern Africa, formerly cultiDakosaurus (dak-5-sā'rus), n. Dakotan vated for ornament.—Blue or globe daisy, ...

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1897)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

or '' —African daisy, Lonas inodora, of northern Africa, formerly cultiDakotan vated for ornament.—Blue or globe daisy, the Globularia '# a name of species of Ranunculus.–Cabbage-daisy, the globe-flower, Trollius Europaeus.

Google previewThe Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names (2009)

by Walter Erhardt, Allen J. Coombes

Abelia = Abelia Abraham = Trachystemon Acalbir = Datisca Adam's Laburnum = + Laburnocytisus Adder's-Tongue = Ophioglossum African Cherry Orange = Citropsis African Cypress = Widdringtonia African Daisy = Arctotis African Hairbell ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1889)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

African daisy, Lonas inodora, of northern Africft, formerly culti- ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A work of Universal Reference in all Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World (1906)

African daisy, Lonas inodora, of northern Africa, formerly culti- ...

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