Zinnia elegans Jacq., Icon. pl. rar. 3:15, t. 589. 1792 (“1786-1793”); Collectanea 5:152. 1797 (“1796”), nom. cons. (Syn: (≡) Crassina elegans (Jacq.) Kuntze;  Crassina linearis (Benth.) Kuntze; Zinnia australis F. M. Bailey; Zinnia linearis Benth.; (=) Zinnia violacea Cav.);
Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Guerrero,
Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca,
Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco,
Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas), Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala,
Honduras, El Salvador, Australia (I) (Queensland (I)), Java (I), Peru, Panama
(I), Puerto Rico (I), Dominican Republic (I), Haiti (I), Nicaragua, Cuba (I),
Brazil (I), Venezuela (I), Fiji (I), trop. Africa (I), Ethiopia (I), Sierra
Leone (I), Kenya (I), Djibouti (I), Guinea (I), Benin (I), Malawi (I), Zimbabwe
(I), Chad (I), Cameroon (I), American Samoa (I) (Manua Isl. (I)), Gilbert Isl.
(I), MarshaII Isl. (I) (Kwajalein (I), Jaluit (I)), Micronesia (I) (Ulithi (I)),
Niue (I), Northern Marianas (I) (Agrihan (I)), Phoenix Isl. (I) (Canton (I)),
Southern Marianas (I) (Guam (I)), Austral Isl. (I) (Tubuai (I)), Western Samoa
(I) (Savaii (I)), Society Isl. (I) (Raiatea (I)), Rotuma Isl. (I), Mauritius
(I), La Runion (I), Andamans (I), Myanmar [Burma] (I), India (I), Bangladesh
(I), Bhutan (I), Nepal (I),
Vietnam (I), USA (I) (Connecticut (I), Florida (I),
Georgia (I), Kentucky (I), Louisiana (I), North Carolina (I), Ohio (I),
Pennsylvania (I), South Carolina (I), Texas (I)), France (I), Portugal (I),
Spain (I), Baleares (I) (Mallorca (I)), Germany (I), Austria (I), Italy (I),
Sardinia (I), Sicily (I), Poland (I), Slovakia (I), Hungary (I), Bosnia &
Hercegovina (I), Serbia & Kosovo (I), Macedonia (I), Romania (I), Bulgaria
(I), Croatia (I), Belarus (I), Moldova (I), Ukraine (I), Crimea (I), European
Russia (I), Azerbaijan (I), Tajikistan (I), Korea (I), Kazakhstan (I),
Turkmenistan (I), Uzbekistan (I)
as per Catalogue of life;
   
1 post by 1 author. Sharing a picture of the Common Zinnia from Pahalgam, Kashmir.

A cultivated, garden flower.


 

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Sharing pictures of Zinnia elegans taken over the weekend.
This is the first time I saw flowers having two shades in the same flower.
Cultivated, ornamental, garden flowers presently (13.5.13) in full bloom.


Really elegant pictures…


 

 

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Flora of Himachal Pradesh: Zinnia elegance from IAS Shimla : Attachments (3).  1 post by 1 author.
Zinnia elegance from IAS Shimla


 
 
  

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