Calendula officinalis
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}. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are several yellow-flowered plants of different genera bearing this name; as, the {African marigold} 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} ({Chrysanthemum segetum}, a pest in the cornfields of Italy); {fig marigold}, of the genus {Mesembryanthemum}; {marsh marigold}, of the genus {Caltha} ({Caltha palustris}), commonly known in America as the {cowslip}. See {Marsh Marigold}. [1913 Webster]

{Marigold window}. (Arch.) See {Rose window}, under {Rose}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Calendula officinalis — Taxobox image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Calenduleae genus = Calendula species = C. officinalis binomial = Calendula officinalis binomial authority …   Wikipedia

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  • Calendula officinalis — Basónimo: Calendula officinalis L. (editado por vez primera en Species plantarum por linneo en 1753) Sinonimia: sin datos Nombre vernáculo: Español:Botón de oro, Caldo, caléndula, caréndula, corona de rey, flamencuela, flamenquilla, flor de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Calendula officinalis — ID 12523 Symbol Key CAOF Common Name pot marigold Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, OH, PA, WA, WI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Calendula Officinalis — L. Calendula, Maravillosa …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Calendula officinalis — noun the common European annual marigold • Syn: ↑common marigold, ↑pot marigold, ↑ruddles, ↑Scotch marigold • Hypernyms: ↑calendula …   Useful english dictionary

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