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bokbaai vygie, noun phrase

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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans place name Bokbaai ‘Buck Bay’ + vygie.
Any of several species of succulent plant of the genus Dorotheanthus of the Mesembryanthemaceae, especially D. bellidiformis, with brilliantly-coloured, daisy-like flowers; Buck Bay vygie; also called vygie. Also elliptical, bokbaai.
1962 S. Eliovson Discovering Wild Flowers in Sn Afr. 30One should drive a little beyond Darling to Ysterfontein by the sea to see the brilliant Bokbaai Vygie (Dorotheanthus) winking in the sunlight.
1993 Calendar order form (Cape Nature Conservation & Museums)The bokbaaivygie (Dorotheanthus bellidiformis) of the West Coast grows quickly after rain, produces flowers and seeds in abundance, and then dies off to survive the dry period in seed form.
Any of several species of succulent plant of the genus Dorotheanthus of the Mesembryanthemaceae, especially D. bellidiformis, with brilliantly-coloured, daisy-like flowers; Buck Bay vygie; also called vygie. Also elliptical, bokbaai.

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