Definition of Genus Carthamus
1. Noun. Safflower.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Carthamus Tinctorius, False Saffron, Safflower
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carthamus
Literary usage of Genus Carthamus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"a protecting piece or cover, casing, case. carthame, m. safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) ; any plant of the genus Carthamus. ear t ham I ne, ..."
2. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1868)
"I undergo, that in a series of species in the genus Carthamus, one of the Composites, a tendency in the seeds to the ..."
3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1820)
"GARTNER, who does not consider it to belong to the genus CARTHAMUS, retains the name of ATRACTYLIS. Either this plant varies much with respect to its ..."