Definition of African daisy

1. Noun. Shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers.

Exact synonyms: Lonas Annua, Lonas Inodora, Yellow Ageratum
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Lonas, Lonas



2. Noun. African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Gerbera, Gerbera
Specialized synonyms: Barberton Daisy, Gerbera Jamesonii, Transvaal Daisy

3. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Arctotis having daisylike flowers.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Arctotis, Genus Arctotis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of African Daisy

African Union
African anteater
African anteaters
African bowstring hemp
African buffalo
African buffalos
African chameleon
African cherry orange
African clawed frog
African clawed frogs
African coral snake
African country
African crake
African crakes
African crocodile
African daisy (current term)
African elephant
African elephants
African endomyocardial fibrosis
African furuncular myiasis
African gray
African green monkey
African haemorrhagic fever
African hemp
African holly
African hunting dog
African lily
African mahogany
African marigold

Literary usage of African daisy

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1. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"Possibly the orange African daisy grew in the open, ... So we may reasonably suppose that the white African daisy owes its present color to the influence of ..."

2. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"So we may reasonably suppose that the white African daisy owes its present color to the ... In any event, the orange African daisy has colors of its own, ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... yellow-flowered "everlasting" known to the trade as the African daisy or Athanasia ... African daisy. Fleshy, branching, 1 ft. high: Ivs. alternate, ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"S. Afr. BM 147. GW 8, p. 313.—Said to bloom profusely at Santa Barbara but not to produce »eed. LHB iberidifolia (Figs. 621, 622, Vol. I). The African daisy ..."

5. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"The Transvaal or African daisy, introduced here since the Boer war, has established itself in blazing orange- yellow with the profusion it exhibits on its ..."

6. Flower Gardening by Henry Sherman Adams (1913)
"Of the others the African daisy (Arctotis grandis) is unusual in that the white blossoms have a mauve centre, while the foliage is very downy, ..."

7. The San Diego Garden Fair: Personal Impressions of the Architecture by Eugen Neuhaus, Karl Eugen Neuhaus, ( (1916)
"At the edge of the shrubbery the blue African daisy and the Begonias, with many harmonious reds, lead a happy life under ideal conditions. ..."

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