Definition of Arctotis

1. Noun. Herbs and subshrubs: African daisy.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arctotis

Arctium
Arctium lappa
Arctium minus
Arctocebus
Arctocebus calabarensis
Arctocephalus
Arctocephalus philippi
Arctonyx
Arctonyx collaris
Arctostaphylos
Arctostaphylos alpina
Arctostaphylos andersonii
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctotis
Arctotis stoechadifolia
Arctotis venusta
Arcturus
Ardea
Ardea herodius
Ardea occidentalis
Ardeidae
Ardennes
Ardennes counteroffensive
Ardhamagadhi
Ardian
Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia escallonoides

Literary usage of Arctotis

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"arctotis (Greek, arktos, a bear, and ous, an ear : shaggy fruit). ... The principal species are : arctotis acaulis, with a very short stem, and hoary, ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"Decurrent arctotis. Nat. of the Cape of Good Hope. Mr. Fr. Masson. Introd. 1794. ... Creeping arctotis. Introd. 1795. FL July—September. GHV auriculata. 14. ..."

3. Opuscules Phytologiques by Alexandre Henri Gabriel de Cassini, Henri Cassini (1826)
"parce que la description générique de Linné prouve qu'il a pris pour type de son genre arctotis les espèces à couronne fertile et à disque stérile; 2. ..."

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