Definition of African daisy
1. Noun. Shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Lonas, Lonas
2. Noun. African or Asiatic herbs with daisylike flowers.
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.
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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. ..."