Tuesday, March 15, 2011



Flowers Herbras

Posted: 15 Mar 2011 09:08 PM PDT

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Herbras (Gerbera L.) is an ornamental plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. Herbras bush is a plant that lived many years (perennial), elongated-shaped leaves, green with a large serrated leaf edge.

Gerbera Traugott Gerber name is taken from a German doctor who was a friend of Carolus Linnaeus. Name of species Gerbera jamesonii (Barberton daisy) was taken from a plant collector named Robert Jameson who discovered this plant in the province of Transvaal, South Africa.

Herbras consists of about 2,000 cultivars with flowers that have a shape and size varied between 5-12 cm in diameter. Flowers Herbras have excrescence (capitulum) of which is the subject of 2-layer circuit petals (called a ray floret) long-shaped colorful interesting: orange, yellow, pink, red, white, pink salmon, and purple. Section containing an array of hump also hundreds of small flowers (trans floret and disc floret) so it looks like a flower intact. In the center hump is sometimes dark. At the same flower is also often found differences in corolla color.

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In nature there are more than 40 species Herbras spread from South America, Africa, Madagascar to tropical regions of Asia. Scientific articles concerning plant Herbras first written by JD Hooker in 1889 in the journal Curtis Botanical Magazine who called Gerbera jamesonii species from South Africa as the Transvaal or Barberton Daisy Daisy. Herbras red flower with a yellow knob

Herbras began to be cultivated at the end of the 19th century in England by Richard Lynch, a curator at the Botanical Gardens of Cambridge, England. Crossbreeding two species belong to South Africa and Gerbera Gerbera jamesonii Gerbera hybrida viridifolia produce. Most of the cultivars Herbras traded today are descendants from crosses of two species of Gerbera jamesonii and Gerbera viridifolia ..


Herbras is a widely planted ornamental plants in gardens or in pots. Flowers Herbras cut flowers is a commodity most heavily traded in the world, together with Rose, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, and Tulip.

Herbras often used as an ingredient Biology lesson about the formation of flowers.
Herbras contain a type of derivative of natural coumarin compounds.

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