Taxon: Tagetes erecta L.

 
Genus: Tagetes
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Tageteae
Nomen number: 36197
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:887. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: coloring (contains lutein fide Dye Pl)
  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Animal food: fodder (dried flower meal & extract used as supplement for poultry feed fide Ency CNatIn; Food Feed Crops US)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Culinary Herbs 585. 1997)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: plant pest control (effective against nematodes & slugs when intercropped with other crops fide Dict Gard)
  • Social: religious/secular ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Ucayali]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Adventive

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Gauteng, Mpumalanga]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom [England]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania, Slovenia

    Northern America
    • United States

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Niue

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador


    Other (probably also natzd. elsewhere)

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36197. Accessed 25 May 2018.