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Common name

English: Field Marigold

German: Acker-Ringelblume

Portuguese: Calendula, Malmequer-dos-campos

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(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

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Calendula arvensis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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