Definition of gazania in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ɡəˈzānēə/


A tropical herbaceous plant of the daisy family, with showy flowers that are typically orange or yellow.
  • Genus Gazania, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • Daisies such as arcotis, erigerum, gazanias and osteospermums are terrific value, flowering for many months of summer.
  • The greenhouses are now stuffed full with geranimus, surfinia petunias, fuchsias and gazanias.
  • Many groundcovers can also be planted, including ice plant, gazania and capeweed.


Modern Latin, named after Theodore of Gaza (1398–1478), Greek scholar.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.