Taxon: Dimorphotheca aurantiaca DC.

Synonym of Dimorphotheca tragus (Aiton) DC.

Genus: Dimorphotheca
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Calenduleae
Nomen number: 14143
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:72. 1838 ("1837")
Link to protologue:
  • • non Dimorphotheca aurantiaca hort. (= D. sinuata DC.)
  • • an illegitimate, superfluous name (Melbourne ICN Art. 52) for Calendula flaccida Vent.
Name Verified on: 03-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)

Check other web resources for Dimorphotheca aurantiaca DC. :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 18 June 2018.