Tithonia diversifolia

MEXICAN SUNFLOWER • 12 inch x 12 inch oil painting • ©2013 Marie Scott

MEXICAN SUNFLOWER • 12 inch x 12 inch oil painting • ©2013 Marie Scott

Tithonia diversifolia

Plant
Tithonia diversifolia is a species of flowering plant in the Asteraceae family that is commonly known as the tree marigold, Mexican tournesol, Mexican sunflower, Japanese sunflower or Nitobe chrysanthemum. — Wikipedia

Scientific name: Tithonia diversifolia
Higher classification: Tithonia
Rank: Species

Here are photos the painting I call “Mexican Sunflower” in progress.

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To read the story behind this painting, visit my website at http://www.mariescottstudios.com

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