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Brief Description: Herbaceous, annual plant. Upright or ascending sprout, ramifying, with height up to 30 cm. Oblong leaves or narrow ovalish, hairy, with intact or slightly serrated border. Yellow or orange flowers in heads. The fruit is achene. Its flowering usually lasts from January until May. 
Bibliography: Blamey M. & Grey-Wilson C. 1993. Mediterranean wild flowers. Harper Collins, Publishers, Γεννάδιος Π. 1959. Λεξικόν Φυτολογικόν. Αθήναι. Meikle R. D. 1975. Calendula L. In: Davis P. H. (ed.) Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 5: 170-172. Edinburgh. 
Particular Features: Genus Calendula includes annual and perennial herbs, the best known of which is Calendula officinalis (Pot Marigold). It is a species of unknown nationality that is cultivated as ornamental and has pharmaceutical properties, while its petals are used for 
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