African daisy, noun phrase

Any of several daisy-like flowering plants of the Asteraceae, especially of the genera Arctotis, Gerbera, and Dimorphotheca. See also Namaqualand daisy.
1731 G. Medley tr. of P. Kolben’s Present State of Cape of G.H. II. 225Bellis Africana,..i.e. African Daizy, with naked Foot-Stalks and cut leaves.
1974 Daily Dispatch 29 June 4Dimorphotheca, the African daisy sown now where it is to flower will produce dwarf compact plants to flower in September and October.
1985 Fair Lady 3 Apr. 137Rake in a couple of bags of compost and a few large packets of African Daisy seed..over as wide an area as you can water...You’ll have a once-in-a-lifetime spring garden.
1990 Weekend Mail 14 Sept. 6I’m all for African daisies (Dimorphotheca)...I marvel at the ease with which they grow.
1994 Weekend Post 22 Oct. (Leisure) 7Displays of spring flowers such as the dimorphothecas (African daisies), lampranthus (vygies), arctotis, gazanias and many bulbs.
Any of several daisy-like flowering plants of the Asteraceae, especially of the genera Arctotis, Gerbera, and Dimorphotheca.

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