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2013-12-30 23:22:12

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2005-06-23 11:22:34

Tagetes is a genus of about 50 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family (Asteraceae). They are native to the area stretching from Mexico south to northern South America. They are known in English as Mexican marigolds (the most accurate name, fairly closely describing the region of origin of most of the species), African marigolds (one species is native to Africa), or French marigolds (perhaps the most widely used name, though they are not native to France)....

2005-06-23 11:19:07

The marigolds, genus Calendula L., are a genus of about 20 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region and Macaronesia. The leaves of this plant are 5-18 cm long, simple, and usually roughly hairy. The flower heads range from pale yellow to deep orange, and are 3-7 cm across, with both ray florets and disc florets. The petals of the Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis) are spicy and are edible, therefore can be...

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Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.