Gorteria pavonia Andrews


Family: Compositae

Genus: Gorteria

Description: 

Gorteria with winged leaves. The leaflets are equal, ovate, rolled back at the edges, hairy, and white beneath : petals of the ray large, of a gold-colour, and elegantly marked at the base. Stem herbaceous. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 8: 523 in 1808.

Synonym of Gazania rigens (L.) Gaertn. 1791.


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