Osteospermum ecklonis (DC.) Norl.

Common name

English: Blue and white daisybush

German: Kapmargerite

Portuguese: Margarida-do-cabo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Osteospermum (1)

           Epithet: ecklonis (DC.) Norl. (1)

Synonym: Dimorphotheca ecklonis DC.

ecklonis => after Dr. Christian Friedrich Ecklon (1795-1868)

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet, pink, beige, white

External links

Check for Osteospermum ecklonis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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