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Gerbera x hybrida

Gerbera is native to tropical regions of South America, Africa and Asia. The first scientific description of a Gerbera was made by J.D. Hooker in Curtis's Botanical Magazine in 1889 when he described Gerbera jamesonii, a South African species also known as Transvaal daisy or Barberton daisy.

 

Scientific classification:

Kingdom:Plantae

Clade:Tracheophytes

Clade:Angiosperms

Clade:Eudicots

Clade:Asterids

Order:Asterales

Family:Asteraceae

Subfamily:Mutisioideae

Tribe:Mutisieae

Genus:Gerbera

 

Gerbera is also commonly known as the African daisy.

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Taken on November 21, 2020