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  1. African marigold, big marigold, Aztec marigold, Tagetes erecta(noun)

    a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America


  1. Tagetes erecta

    Tagetes erecta, the Mexican marigold, also called Aztec marigold, is a species of the genus Tagetes native to Mexico and Central America. Despite its being native to the Americas, it is often called African marigold. In Mexico, this plant is found in the wild in the states of San Luis Potosí, Chiapas, State of México, Puebla, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala, and Veracruz. This plant reaches heights of between 50–100 cm. The Aztecs gathered the wild plant as well as cultivating it for medicinal, ceremonial and decorative purposes. It is widely cultivated commercially with many cultivars in use as ornamental plants.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tagetes erecta in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tagetes erecta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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