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Taxon: Tagetes lucida Cav.

Genus: Tagetes
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Tageteae.
Nomen number: 36200
Place of publication: Icon. 3:33, t. 264. 1795-1796
Name verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-May-2011
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Mexican mint marigold   (Source: Culinary Herbs 587) – English
  • Mexican-tarragon   (Source: Culinary Herbs 587) – English
  • sweet marigold   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • sweet-mace   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • sweet-scent marigold   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • sweet-scent Mexican marigold   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Texas-tarragon   (Source: Culinary Herbs 587) – English
  • tagète luisante   (Source: J.-G. Fouché) – French
  • glänzende Samtblume   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • glänzende Studentenblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • anisillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • pericón   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • perriquillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • glanstagetes   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Tlaxcala, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981–. Flora of Chiapas.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Fouché, J.-G. 1999. pers. comm.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 4:429.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Matuda, E. 1958. Las compuestas del estado de México.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991–. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  • Small, E. 1997. Culinary herbs.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Turner, B. L. 1996. The comps of Mexico: a systematic account of the family Asteraceae. Volume 6: Tageteae and Anthemideae. Phytologia Mem. 10:55.
  • Turner, B. L. 1996–. The comps of Mexico - a systematic account of the family Asteraceae. Phytologia Memoirs.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 1989. Manual para la identificacion de las Compositae de la Peninsula de Yucatan y Tabasco. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Techn. Rep. no. 4.
More:

Check other web resources for Tagetes lucida Cav.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?36200 (24 October 2014)

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