Any of several plants of the genus Gaillardia of the composite family, native to the Americas, widely cultivated for their large red, yellow, or bicolored flower heads.
Any of a genus (Gaillardia) of American plants of the composite family, having large, showy flower heads with yellow or reddish rays and disks.
Any of several New World flowering plants of the genus Gaillardia.
Origin of gaillardia
- New Latin Gaillardia genus name after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French botanist
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition