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