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Genus: Xanthophthalmum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Anthemideae

Two species cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Xanthophthalmum coronarium (Shinguku)

[= Chrysanthemum coronarium]

Native to the Mediterranean.


Xanthophthalmum segetum (Corn marigold)

[= Chrysanthemum segetum]

Native to Europe and western Asia.



  • Koekemoer, M. 1999. The genus Amphiglossa (Gnaphalieae, Relhaniinae, Asteraceae) in southern Africa. Bothalia 29,1: 65-75. 


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