Galapagos Species Database

The Galapagos Species Database shares the information about the species from our Natural History Collections.

Matricaria chamomilla L.

manzanilla, manzanilla de Castilla, manzanico, chamomile, German chamomile, mayweed

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Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Asterales

Family
Asteraceae

Genus
Matricaria

Species
chamomilla

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Matricaria recutita L. The Plant List (2017).

Taxon origin: Introduced - established

Introduction

Mode of introduction: Intentional

Introduction Pathway: Intentional

Subpathway: Agriculture/Horticulture

Introduced status: Human dependent

Year of first record: 1985

Distribution

Map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

  • Tropicos.org. (2017) Database of Missouri Botanical Garden. Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 06 Oct 2017 <http://www.tropicos.org
  • Luteyn, J.L. (1999) Páramos, a checklist of plant diversity, geographical distribution, and botanical literature. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 84: viii–xv, 1–278.
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Missouri Botanical Garden (eds.) (2013) The Plant List, Version 1.1. Published on the Internet; http://www.theplantlist.org/ (accessed 1st January).