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Taxon: Tagetes minuta L.

Genus: Tagetes
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Tageteae.
Nomen number: 36201
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:887. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 24-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 1 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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*, HI°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Aztec marigold   (Source: Ency CNatIn ) – English
  • dwarf marigold   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • khakibush   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2 ) – English
  • Mexican marigold   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Muster John Henry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • southern marigold   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • stinking-Roger   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • wild marigold   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English
  • mexikanische Studentenblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • shiozakisō   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • coari-bravo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cravo-bravo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cravo-de-defunto   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cravo-de-urubú   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cravo-do-mato   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-fedorenta   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • rabo-de-foguete   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • vara-de-rojão   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • huacatay   (Source: B. León, p.c.) – Quichua (Peru)
  • chinchilla enana   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • stinktagetes   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador - Loja
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Mendoza, Misiones, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Egypt
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda; Zaire
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Georgia
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    Indo-China: Thailand
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: Spain [incl. Baleares]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sonora
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Adventive:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Hungary
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

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  • Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
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  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977–. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, Republica Argentina.
  • Correa, M. N. 1969–. Flora patagonica.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith. 2008. Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. 1996–. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1997. World weeds: natural histories and distribution. 827.
  • Hunziker, A. T., dir. 1994–. Flora fanerogámica Argentina.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 4:429.
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  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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