Carthamus tinctorius

Definitions of Carthamus tinctorius
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n thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil

Synonyms:
false saffron, safflower
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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