Monday, February 6, 2012

Barberton daisy (Gerbera jamesonii)

A flower, the Barberton daisy (Gerbera jamesonii) was discovered in Barberton, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa (1889) by Robert Jameson. It is a member of the Gerbera genus. The Gerbera daisy is perennial and reproduces asexually.
 The flag and coat of arms of Mpumalanga Province employ this flower as an emblem of that locality.

Afrikaans: Barbertonse madeliefie

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