African Daisy

This is a genus of about 50 species of annuals and herbaceous perennials native to Southern Africa.

The scales of the pappus (modified calyx) are said to look like the ears of a bear. Thus the Greek name which means "a bear" and "an ear".

Arctotis gumbletonii  
A. stoechadifolia African Daisy
A. venusta  


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