Taxon: Gerbera jamesonii Adlam

 
Genus: Gerbera
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Mutisioideae
      Tribe: Mutisieae
Nomen number: 17506
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 3:775. 1888 (J. D. Hooker, Bot. Mag.: t. 7087. 1889; Bolus, Gard. Chron. ser. 3. 1:122, 772. 1889)
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Jul-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • African daisy  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Barberton daisy  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • flame-ray daisy  (Source: F Okin) - English
  • Transvaal daisy  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • veldt daisy  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • gerbéa  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • Barberton-Gerbera  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • hana-guruma  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Transvaal

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. 1976 (F Swazi)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. 1969 (L Kruger)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Gerbera jamesonii Adlam :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image