Taxon: Tagetes patula L.

 
Genus: Tagetes
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Tageteae
Nomen number: 36202
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:887. 1753
Comment: [often merged with T. erecta]
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 54 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: coloring (fide Culinary Herbs 590. 1997)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14; Dict Gard)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Dye Pl)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: plant pest control (when intercropped with other crops fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . natzd. range uncertain owing to confusion with T. erecta

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Guanajuato, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Queretaro

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda; Zaire
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Malesia: Philippines
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany
    • Southeastern Europe: Greece; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: Nicaragua

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Hungary; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Norway
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal

References:

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