gerbera

[gur-ber-uh, jur-]
noun
any of various composite plants of the genus Gerbera, native to Africa and Asia, having showy, many-rayed flowers ranging from yellow to red.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (Linnaeus), named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist; see -a2

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gerbera (ˈdʒɜːbərə)
 
n
any plant of the perennial genus Gerbera, esp the Barberton daisy from S. Africa, G. jamesonii, grown, usually as a greenhouse plant, for its large brightly coloured daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae
 
[named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist]

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