Definition of Barberton daisy in English:

Barberton daisy

noun

  • South African term for Transvaal daisy
    • ‘Mite damage to Barberton daisies appears as bronze-coloured spots along the veins of the slightly curled leaves.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

From the name of a town in the Transvaal.

Pronunciation:

Barberton daisy

/ˈbɑːbət(ə)n/