Gazania linearis

Meaning of name: The meaning of Gazania is not known. Linearis is Latin for linear.

Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to Esperance.

Description: A clumping plant to 30 centimetres tall. The yellow, red or orange flowers are produced from June to December.

Notes: This plant is native to South Africa.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.

Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 2007.

Perth Plants, a field guide to the bushland and coastal flora of Kings Park and Bold Park, Perth, Western Australia. Russell Barrett and Eng Pin Tay. 2005.