Definition of gerbera in English:


Syllabification: ger·ber·a
Pronunciation: /ˈgərbərə


  • A plant of the daisy family, native to Asia and Africa, with large brightly colored flowers.
    • Genus Gerbera, family Compositae: many species, in particular the widely cultivated Transvaal daisy
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    • Large flowers such as gerberas are less time-consuming to work with than small ones like button mums, as you'll need fewer stems to cover the foam base.
    • Drape doorways with strings of dark-red crystals, ruby gerberas and deep pink bougainvillea.
    • In the galleries, export market cut flowers such as anthuriums, orchids, carnations, heliconiums and gerberas attracted a large number of people.


modern Latin, named after Traugott Gerber (died 1743), German naturalist.

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