Carthamus tinctorius
Safflower Saf"flow`er, n. [F. safleur, saflor, for safran, influenced by fleur flower. See {Saffron}, and {Flower}.] 1. (Bot.) An annual composite plant ({Carthamus tinctorius}), the flowers of which are used as a dyestuff and in making rouge; bastard, or false, saffron. [1913 Webster]

2. The dried flowers of the {Carthamus tinctorius}. [1913 Webster]

3. A dyestuff from these flowers. See {Safranin} (b) . [1913 Webster]

{Oil of safflower}, a purgative oil expressed from the seeds of the safflower. [1913 Webster]


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  • Carthamus tinctorius — ID 15716 Symbol Key CATI Common Name safflower Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, IA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MT, ND, NE, NM, OH, OR, UT, WA, WY Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Carthamus tinctorius — noun thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil • Syn: ↑safflower, ↑false saffron • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Carthamus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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