: a genus of African herbs (family Compositae) having white woolly foliage and long-stalked flower heads see african daisy

Word History


New Latin, irregular from arct- + Greek ōt-, ous ear; from the earlike pappus scales

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“Arctotis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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