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African marigold

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Definition of the noun african marigold

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  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 previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

apple Mallow - Mallow, rose - Mallow, Indian Mallow, tree - Mallow, Syrian - Mammee-sapota Mammee-tree - Mandrake - Mangostan - Mango tree - Manihot rManna ash - Maple-tree - Marigold - Marigold, African Marigold, French Marigold , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

the African marigold ; T. patula, L., the French marigold ; and Chrysantlwmum segetum, the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1847)

by George William Johnson

AFRICAN MARIGOLD. fl'agetes Erecta. A GAPANTHU S. African Lily. Three species. Nearly hardy bulbs. Common soil. Offsets. AGASTACHYS odorata. GreenLoam, peat, and sand. AGATHIEA. Two species. Greenhouse evcrgreen shrubs.

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 farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

See African Marigold. MARIGOLD, The MARSH. See Marsh Marigold. MARJORAM. (Origanum, from oros, a mountain, and ganos, joy ; the delight of the mountain, in allusion to the habitation of the plants.) A genus of well-known pungent and ...

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 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 previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: comprehending all the modern improvements in the art ... with correct engravings ... from original drawings by Sydenham Edwards (1807)

by Alexander MACDONALD (pseud. [i.e. R. W. Dickson.])

Ash Maple Tree Marigold Marigold, African Marigold, Corn Marigold, Fig Marigold, French Marjoram, Common Sweet Marjoram, Pot Marjoram, Wild Marjoram, Winter Marsh Elder Marsh Mallow Marsh Marigold Martagon Lily Marum Marun, ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1884)

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