African Marigold or Gainda

(Tagetes erecta)

Did You Know? Marigolds were first discovered by the Portuguese in Central America in the 16th century. Indigenous to the American Southwest to Mexico and to South America, but they were spread throughout the world by early colonists. Now a major horticultural crop in India.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tagetes, http://www.almanac.com/plant/marigolds

http://agritech.tnau.ac.in/horticulture/horti_flower%20crops_marigold.html

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