Definition of Tagetes. Meaning of Tagetes. Synonyms of Tagetes

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Definition of Tagetes

Tagetes
Marigold Mar"i*gold, n. [Mary + gold.] (Bot.) A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the Calendula officinalis (see Calendula), and the cultivated species of Tagetes. Note: There are several yellow-flowered plants of different genera bearing this name; as, the African or French marigold of the genus Tagetes, of which several species and many varieties are found in gardens. They are mostly strong-smelling herbs from South America and Mexico: bur marigold, of the genus Bidens; corn marigold, of the genus Chrysanthemum (C. segetum, a pest in the cornfields of Italy); fig marigold, of the genus Mesembryanthemum; marsh marigold, of the genus Caltha (C. palustris), commonly known in America as the cowslip. See Marsh Marigold. Marigold window. (Arch.) See Rose window, under Rose.

Meaning of Tagetes from wikipedia

- species Tagetes apetala Tagetes arenicola Tagetes argentina Cabrera Tagetes biflora Cabrera Tagetes campanulata Griseb. Tagetes daucoides Tagetes elliptica...
- Tagetes erecta, the Mexican marigold or Aztec marigold, is a species of the genus Tagetes native to Mexico. Despite its being native to the Americas,...
- brilliant shades of yellow and orange. Some authorities regard Tagetes patula as a synonym of Tagetes erecta. The Latin specific epithet patula means “with a...
- species of Tagetes possess a characteristic scent, which repels insects such as mosquitoes, small animals and smaller, burrowing insects. Tagetes tenuifolia...
- and to repel insects. Tagetes lucida was used by the Aztecs in a ritual incense known as Yauhtli. The Aztecs allegedly used Tagetes lucida as one of the...
- Tagetes minuta is a tall upright marigold plant from the genus Tagetes, with small flowers, native to the southern half of South America. Since Spanish...
- Tagetes lemmonii, or Lemmon's marigold, is a North American species of shrubby marigold, in the daisy family (Asteraceae). Other English names for this...
- Tagetes: African marigold or Aztec marigold, Tagetes erecta French marigold, Tagetes patula Mexican marigold, Tagetes lucida Signet marigold, Tagetes...
- Day of the dead originated from Aztec mythology to honor the Aztec goddess of death Mictlantecuhtli. Tagetes erecta Tagetes lemmonii Tagetes lucida...
- Calendula officinalis, a species native to Europe, but cultivated worldwide Tagetes, a genus of plants native to the New World, but cultivated worldwide...
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