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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Asterales (224)

        Family: Asteraceae (223)(family description)

          Genus: Tagetes (1)

            Epithet: minuta L. (1)

Synonyms: Tagetes bonariensis Pers., Tagetes glandulifera Schrank, Tagetes glandulosa Schrank, Tagetes montana hort., Tagetes porophyllum Vell., Tagetes tinctoria Hornsch.

bonariensis => of or from Buenos Aires, Argentina

glandulifera => gland-bearing

glandulosa => full of glands, glandular

minuta => smaller, lesser

montana => growing in the mountains

tinctoria => used for dyeing.


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, beige, white

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