Calendula arvensis L.

Common name

English: Field Marigold

German: Acker-Ringelblume

Portuguese: Calendula, Malmequer-dos-campos


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Calendula (3)

           Epithet: arvensis L. (11)

Synonyms: Calendula echinata DC., Calendula macroptera Rouy

arvensis => growing in fields

echinata => set with prickles or spines (echinus, a hedgehog, or a prickle)

macroptera => large winged


Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

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