Tagetes patula L.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tagetes patula L.
  • Common name : Dwarf Marigold, French Marigold, Marigold, Signet Marigold
  • Vernacular name : Jendu (Oria); Banthi Chettu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 800m. Mostly cultivated. Sometimes as an escape.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Mexico
  • World Distribution : Old & New World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Tagetes patula. Downloaded on 22 October 2019.

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