1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Tagetes L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Yugoslavia, Southern America, Northern America and Lebanon-Syria..

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs, strongly aromatic when crushed
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or alternate, usually pinnate, sometimes simple, gland-dotted
    Capitulum
    Capitula solitary or in dense corymbs, terminal, heterogamous; phyllaries in a single row (rarely in 2 rows), the margins connate, glandular; receptacle epaleate
    Florets
    Ray florets few, in a single series, female; style branches filiform; disc florets few to many, bisexual; anthers with an acute appendix at apex, style branches subacute and pilose
    Fruits
    Achenes black, narrowly cylindrical; pappus of 1–3 setae and 7–9 much shorter scales with ciliate margins.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Lebanon-Syria, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Texas, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Chad, Connecticut, Cook Is., Corse, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hawaii, Hungary, Illinois, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Korea, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Louisiana, Madeira, Marianas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Masachusettes, Mauritius, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New South Wales, New York, Nicobar Is., Niue, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Norway, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Romania, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South Australia, South Carolina, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Tagetes L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Rico, L. [1520], Bolivia K000295165

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 887 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • G.V. Pope in Kirkia 10: 115 (1975)
    • Sp. Pl.: 887 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0