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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 stenophylla

Tagetes stenophylla B.L.Rob.

Proc. Amer. Acad. 43:44. 1907
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Tagetes stenophylla in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Tagetes stenophylla is a Mexican species of marigolds in the sunflower family. It has been found in the States of Guerrero, Jalisco, Morelos, Michoacán, and México State in western and central Mexico.[1]

Tagetes stenophylla is a hairless, branching perennial herb up to 100 cm (40 inches) tall. Leaves are highly divided, up to 4 cm (1.6 inches) long, the leaves high on the stem reduced to branching threads. The plant one flower head per flower stalk, are yellow, each head containing 5 ray florets surrounding numerous disc florets.[2]

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
Rydberg, Per Axel 1913. in Britton, Nathaniel Lord, North American Flora 34: 153

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