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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Food additives:
  • Harmful organism host:
  • Materials: essential oils (in perfumery)
  • Medicines:
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: weed control (when intercropped with other crops)
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador [Loja]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Córdoba, Mendoza, Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Jujuy, La Pampa, La Rioja, Misiones, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán] Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    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)


    Naturalized

    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, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa
    • 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]


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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36201. Accessed 13 October 2019.