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.