Calendula…

A young Calendula Officinalis, with its turkish name known as “Tibbi Nergis”…

“Calendula” is a genus of about 12-20 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family “Asteraceae”, native to the area from Macaronesia east through the Mediterranean region to Iran. Calendula should not be confused with other plants that are also known as marigolds, such as plants of the genus Tagetes, corn marigolds or marsh marigolds. Its completely a different species.

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