Sp. Pl. 2: 921. 1753
Gen. Pl. ed. 5, 393. 1754
Common names: Pot marigold
Etymology: Latin calends, first day of the month, and -ula, tendency perhaps meaning “through the months” and alluding to ± year-round flowering
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 381. Mentioned on page 30, 379.
Annuals, perennials [subshrubs], 5–50(–70+) cm. Stems procumbent to erect, glabrous or arachnose and/or stipitate-glandular. Leaves sessile or petiolate; blades elliptic, obovate, or oblong to oblanceolate, spatulate, or linear (bases sometimes clasping), margins entire or denticulate, faces sparsely arachnose and/or stipitate-glandular. Heads borne singly. Involucres campanulate to hemispheric or broader, 10–30+ mm diam. Phyllaries 13–40+ in 2+ series, lanceolate to lance-linear. Receptacles flat. Ray florets 13–50(–100+) in 1–3+ series; corollas yellow to orange, laminae linear to oblanceolate. Disc florets 20–60(–150+), functionally staminate; corollas yellow, reddish, or purplish, tubes shorter than ± campanulate throats. Cypselae arcuate to ± coiled (usually some beaked, some 2–3-winged, some both beaked and winged), abaxial faces usually tuberculate and/or transversely ridged. x = 11.
Macaronesia, Mediterranean Europe, Near East, North Africa, widely cultivated, sometimes escaping and/or persisting.
Species 15 or fewer (2 in the flora).
Facts about "Calendula"
|Author||John L. Strother +|
|Common name||Pot marigold +|
|Distribution||Macaronesia +, Mediterranean Europe +, Near East +, North Africa +, widely cultivated + and sometimes escaping and/or persisting. +|
|Etymology||Latin calends, first day of the month, and -ula, tendency + and perhaps meaning “through the months” and alluding to ± year-round flowering +|
|Illustration copyright||Flora of North America Association +|
|Illustrator||Yevonn Wilson-Ramsey +|
|Publication title||Sp. Pl. + and Gen. Pl. ed. +|
|Publication year||1753 + and 1754 +|
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|Taxon family||Asteraceae +|
|Taxon name||Calendula +|
|Taxon parent||Asteraceae tribe Calenduleae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 19 +|