Dimorphotheca Moench

Common Name: Cape Marigold

Family: Compositae

Published in: Methodus (Moench) 585. 1794.

Other: Derived from Greek: dis (twice), morphe (a shape) and theka (a fruit), referring to two kinds of seeds produced by the same fruiting head. Nom. cons. (proposed 1954, entered in code 1960). Type D. pluvialis (L.) Moench typ. cons.

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