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Definition of the noun african marigold

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noun

  1. a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

The African marigold has yellow flowers, grows to a height of two to two-and-one- half feet, and bears a large flower. The leaves are fragrant, though some people dislike the odor. In the 18th century, British author William Hanbury wrote of the ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1982)

by Thomas H. Everett

African Marigold, French Marigold.

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

African Marigold, American Marigold. A Central American, not African, species with pinnate leaves on 1V2- to 3-foot-tall plants. Bears showy, carnation-like, double flowers that are 4 to 5 inches across, in shades of yellow, gold, and orange.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

African Marigold lucida.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

the African marigold ; T. putula, L:, the French mari old; and (.'luji/santheinum scgetum, the corn marigols. All these belong to the order Compositw; but Callha pnlustris, L., the marsh marigold , ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

TageteB (African Marigold, French Marigold, Striped Mexican Mari gold, Sweet- scented Mexican Marigold). — Ord. Composite. Half-hardy annuals. Nat. Mexico, Peru, Chili. Int. 1596. St. 4 in. to 3 ft. Species cultivated, about 6 ; varieties several ...

Google previewThe encyclopedia of practical horticulture (1914)

a reference system of commercial horticulture, covering the practical and scientific phases of horticulture, with special reference to fruits and vegetables by William Worthington

The French marigold, which is the most compact and regular in growth, and consequently the most valuable as a bedding or a border plant, has been developed from Tagetes patula, while the African marigold, which is of a more spreading ...

Google previewBritish encyclopedia (1819)

or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, comprising an accurate and popular view of the present improved state of human knowledge by William Nicholson

African marigold, French ditto, aster of sorts , chrysanthemum, sweet sultan, Indian pink, palma-christi, tobacco, love- apple, gourds, persicaria, Indian corn, mignonette, convolvolus, capsicum, basil, lennia, ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

African marigold, French ditto, aster of sorts , chrysanthemum, sweet sultan, Indian pink, palma-christi, tobacco, love- apple, gourds, persicaria, Indian corn, mignonette, convolvolus, capsicum, basil, lennia, ...

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