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- South African term for Transvaal daisy
- ‘The Barberton daisy is indigenous to the area.’
- ‘In Orpen Camp tall Acacia and Marula trees provide shade for the accommodation huts, set amongst rock gardens vibrant with aloes and Barberton daisies in the flowering season.’
- ‘The Barberton daisy was first discovered in Barberton in 1878 and has great economic value in the cut flower industry especially in Europe, Americas and Japan.’
- ‘In camp, tall acacias and marula trees share the grounds with red bush willows, while small rock gardens overgrown with aloes and Barberton daisies separate the huts.’
- ‘Mite damage to Barberton daisies appears as bronze-coloured spots along the veins of the slightly curled leaves.’
From the name of a town in the Transvaal.
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