Mexican Sunflower, margarida-mexicana, red-sunflower, roosionneblom; 
 


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Tithonia – 22112010_DS_SN1: Just found an image of Tithonia diversifolia posted in this group. I thought , it would be good to post image of another similar flower, belonging to same family. Here is my picture-
Found this beautiful flower in October 2010 , in Uttarakhand trip – near Shyamlatal ashrama.
Botanical name: Tithonia rotundiflora
Common name: Mexican sunflower
Plant height: about 4 feet


The flower is Tithonia rotundiflora. The petals seems to be drooping because of under watering. 


 

 

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Mexican sunflower-MN181011: Sending a photo of Mexican Sunflower.  
This flower is the favorite of many butterflies. Requires lots of sunlight for good flowering.
Common name: Mexican sunflower, Tithonia
Botanical name: Tithonia rotundiflora
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Place : Byculla , Mumbai
Date  : February 2009

 

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This beautiful ornamental (growing wild) was shot from Bhimtal Lake area, I hope this is Tithonia rotundifolia …  


Very good photographs  …


 

 

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Re:Asteraceae week : ID No. MS 100213 -109: Tithonia rotundifolia :  Attachments (2).  3 posts by 3 authors.
Mexican sunflower : Tithonia rotundifolia . Photos taken during 2005 September, Chennai


Yes I have seen this growing gregariously on roadside in open areas around Pune too.
Thought the name would be some Aster…….


 

Asteraceae Fortnight : Part 1 – Radiate Heads : Tithonia rotundiflora : Jijamata Udyan,Mumbai : 130513 : AK-33 : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.

Picture of Tithonia rotundiflora, commonly known as Mexican Sunflower from Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai.


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Tithonia rotundifolia (Mill.) S.F.Blake : 10 posts by 2 authors. 8 images- 6 mb or more. 

Location: Kalimpong, WB, India
Date: 26 November 2019 
Elevation: 1350m.

Habitat: Cultivated  


  
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