Dimorphotheca pluvialis, the African Moon are the white daisy flowers, aboriginal of Namibia. African Moon flowers are also usually known as Oxeye daisy, Rain Daisy, Cape Daisy, Witbotterblom. Usually grownup in parks and gardens as an ornamental and cultivated as field crop for oil seed production especially in Northern Europe.
African Moon flowers has approximately 2 1/2 inches in diameter, characterized by hermaphrodite disc florets and female-fertile (male-sterile) ray florets. Both types of florets produce distinctly different types of seeds (achenes). Seeds produced by ray florets are small, angular, while those of the disc florets are flattened and have winged margins. The ray florets have one large white petal, which is usually colorized purple at the base, bringing the visual aspect of a ring in the inflorescence.