Taxon: Tanacetum coccineum (Willd.) Grierson

Genus: Tanacetum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Anthemideae
        Subtribe: Anthemidinae
Nomen number: 317328
Place of publication: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 33:262. 1974
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • garden pyrethrum  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • painted daisy  (Source: Baileya) - English
  • Persian daisy  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • Persian insect-flower  (Source: Baileya) - English
  • pyrethrum  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • pyrèthre rose vivace  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • tanaisie rose  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • bunte Margerite  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • bunte Wucherblume  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • rosenkrage  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • persidskaja romaška  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian
  • piretrum kavkazskij  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian
  • piretrum krasnyj  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Turk; Bull Brit Mus 23:102. 1993)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: plant pest control (source of insecticide pyrethrum fide Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Germany; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Norway; United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: France


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Bremer, K. & C. J. Humphries 1993. Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23(2):102.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Soreng, R. J. & E. A. Cope 1991. On the taxonomy of cultivated species of the Chrysanthemum genus-complex (Anthemideae; Compositae) (Baileya) 23:157.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Tanacetum coccineum (Willd.) Grierson :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image