EPPO Global Database

Tagetes erecta(TAGER)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TAGER
  • Preferred name: Tagetes erecta
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America (not Africa, despite its common names). Cultivated as ornamental bedding plants in a diversity of cultivars, often escaping. Introduced in Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia,  Russian Far East, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Java, Philippines), China (Taiwan), Korea, a few African countries, North America, Caribbean, South America (northwest)

Some authors consider that T. patula (q.v.) is conspecific with T. erecta


Common names
Name Language
African marigold English
Aztec marigold English
big marigold English
aufrechte Sammetblume German
aufrechte Samtblume German
grosse Samtblume German
oeillet d'Inde French
rose d'Inde French
tagète à grandes fleurs French
tagète dressée French
cempasuchil Spanish (HN)
chus Spanish
coxua Spanish
flor de muerto Spanish
tutz Spanish
afrikaantjes Dutch
craveiro-de-defunto Portuguese
cravo-de-defunto Portuguese
stort sammetsblomster Swedish
manjugiku Japanese
マンジュギク Japanese
бархатцы прямостоячие Russian
aksamitka wniesiona Polish
nagy büdöske Hungarian
турта Bulgarian
kadifa  Croatian
aksamitník vzpřímený Czech
쑥국화 Korean
ssuk guk hwa Korean
велика кадифа Serbian
женка Serbian
кадифа Serbian
aksamietnica vzpriamená Slovak
rumena žametnica Slovene
чорнобривці прямостоячі Ukrainian