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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 previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

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 ...

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 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 previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

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 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 previewAmerican Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (2011)

by Christopher Brickell

African daisy. See Arctotis venusta; Dimorphotheca.

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.

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