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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Tageteae
Genus: Tagetes
Species: Tagetes hartwegii
Name

Tagetes hartwegii Greenm.
References

Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Boston, MA 40:46. 1904
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Tagetes hartwegii in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Tagetes hartwegii is a Mexican species of marigolds in the sunflower family.

It is endemic to the states of Jalisco and Nayarit in western Mexico.[1]
Description

Tagetes hartwegii is a hairless perennial herb up to 90 cm (3 feet) tall. Stem is woody at the base. Leaves are bipinnate, up to 8 cm (3.2 inches) long.

Flower heads are yellow-orange, each containing 8 ray florets and 35-40 disc florets.[2]
References

Turner, B. L. 1996. The Comps of Mexico: A systematic account of the family Asteraceae, vol. 6. Tageteae and Athemideae. Phytologia Memoirs 10: i–ii, 1–22, 43–93
Greenman, Jesse More 1904. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 40: 46-47

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