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Dimorphotheca pluvialis (Cape Daisy, Cape Rain Daisy, White Namaqualand Daisy, White Buttercup)

Wit-sŰe, ReŽnblommetjie, Witmagriet, Osblom, Witosblom, Witbotterblom [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Asterales > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Calenduleae

Dimorphotheca pluvialis flowering in profusion on Strandfontein dunes, Cape Town, 30 August 2009. [photo H. Robertson ©]


See Namaqualand wildflowers (revised ed.) by Annelise le Roux & Ted Schelpe p. 184; West Coast wild flowers by John Manning & Peter Goldblatt p. 218; Southern Overberg wild flowers by Penny Mustart et al. p. 236; Cederberg wild flowers by Gretel van Rooyen & Hester Steyn p. 226; Creative gardening with indigenous plants. A South African Guide by Pitta Joffe p. 342.