Dictionary » M » Marigold



(Science: botany) a name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the Calendula officinalis (see Calendula), and the cultivated species of Tagetes.

there are several yellow-flowered plants of different genera bearing this name; as, the african 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 (c. Segetum, a pest in the cornfields of Italy); fig marigold, of the genus Mesembryanthemum; marsh marigold, of the genus Caltha (c. Palustris), commonly known in America as the cowslip. See marsh marigold. Marigold window.

see rose window, under rose.

Origin: Mary _ gold.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Jatropha in cotton

Why Jatropha in Cotton fields and Marigold in Mirchi(Capsicum annuum) cultivated?

See entire post
by kumar985
Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:57 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Jatropha in cotton
Replies: 0
Views: 1329

Help Me To Solve These Question In general biology

... ancestor. 4. Organic food is healthier than the other types of food. B-Questions:Answer them in scientific way: 1- How effective are extracts of marigold and rosemary as mosquitoes repellents?

See entire post
by luluwa999
Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help Me To Solve These Question In general biology
Replies: 0
Views: 1504

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,086 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link