Bellis perennis, Common Daisy, English Daisy,
Hebrew: חיננית רב-שנתית , Arabic: البليس المعمر
|| ||Bellis perennis L.|
|| ||Common Daisy, English Daisy|
|| ||חיננית רב-שנתית|
|| ||البليس المعمر|
|| ||Compositae / Asteraceae, Sunflower family, מורכבים|
|| || Hemicryptophyte|
|| ||Average height 15 cm; underground horizontal stems (rhizomes); stems sparsely to moderately covered with soft hairs|
|| ||Rosette, spatulate, one central vein without branching, slender stalks; covered with soft hairs; smooth to finely scalloped or toothed margins|
|| ||1.5-3 cm flower head diameter; yellow center made up by few hundreds of disc florets, and white radiating petals (ray florets); purple tipped petals |
|Fruits / pods:
|| ||One seeded, lance shaped, flattened, yellowish brown, and hairless|
|| ||January, February, March, April, December|
|| || Batha, Phrygana|
|| || The Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Bellis, Latin, bellus, pretty; the white daisy, ox-eye; Linnaeus: Bellis perennis.
perennis, remaining or lasting throughout the year; perennial.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.