an African plant (Gerbera jamesonii) of the composite family, with basal rosettes of leaves and single flower heads with numerous long, narrow ray flowers in white, pink, orange, salmon, or violet
Origin of gerberaModL: so named after T. Gerber, 18th-c. German physician and naturalist
also ger·ber daisy
Any of several rosette-forming plants of the genus Gerbera of the composite family, widely cultivated for their colorful daisylike flower heads.
Origin of gerberaAfter Traugott Gerber (1710-1743), German physician and botanist
- A daisy of the genus Gerbera.