Safflower

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    Safflower @ Mie pref.

Basic information

Flower Name
Safflower
Formal Name
Carthamus tinctorius
Alias
Carthamus tinctorius, Safflower
Habitat
Ethiopia
Morph
annual plant

Comment

What is Safflower

Safflower (Scientific name: Carthamus tinctorius) is native to Ethiopia and is an annual herb of the Asteraceae family. It is well-branched and has 15-20 head flowers on their tips. Head flowers consist only of tubular flowers and are initially yellow but orange and red. It is mainly grown to take vegetable oil from the seeds.
Flower language is "make-up" "dress".

Common name: safflower, scientific name: Carthamus tinctorius, aka: scaly flower, origin: Ethiopia, grass: 30 to 100 cm , Leaf shape: Oval or ovular lanceolate, Flora: Alteration, Leaf color: Deep green, Flowering stage: June to July, Corolla: Flower consisting of tubular flowers, Flower diameter: 2.5-4 cm, Flower color: Yellow → orange → red, fruit type: fruit, fruit color: white, fruit type: oval, use: vegetable oil, dye, rouge, herbal medicine, cut flowers, vegetables.

Detailed information

Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Carthamus
Species
C. tinctorius
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Thorn+Serrated
Flowering place
Ct flower・Flower arrangementfield
Color
Red, Orange, Yellow
Season
JunJul
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
2.5 ~ 4

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