Gerbera flower

Gerbera flower

(From my  ‘home made” garden)-love the heart warming pink colour and arrangement of petals…

Gerbera is is a genus of ornamental plants from the sunflower & it is
important commercially. It is the fifth most used cut flower in the world (after rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, and tulip). It is also used as a model organism in studying flower formation. Gerbera contains naturally occurring coumarin derivatives.Coumarin is used in certain perfumes and fabric conditioners. It is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a precursor reagent in the synthesis of a number of synthetic anticoagulant.(content courtesy;wikipedia)

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