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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Carthamus


Hierarchical position of the Genus Carthamus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Asteridae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Asteranae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 451. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Asterales Lindl.
pub. 1833
   Familia  Asteraceae Dumort.
pub. Comment. Bot.: 55. Nov-Dec 1822.
common name: Sunflowers
   Tribus  Carthameae Kitt.
pub. Taschenb. Fl. Deutschl., 2, 2: 557. 1844.
   Subtribus  Carthaminae DC.
pub. Prodr. 6: 450, 609. early Jan 1838.
   Genus  Carthamus L.
pub. (1753)
common name: distaff thistle

Named members of the Genus Carthamus

   Species  baeticus (Boiss. & Reut.) Lara
syn. Carthamus lanatus ssp. baeticus
   Species  laevis Hill
syn. Stokesia laevis
   Species  lanatus L.
   Subspecies  baeticus (Boiss. & Reut.) Nyman
common name: woolly distaff thistle
   Subspecies  lanatus
common name: woolly distaff thistle
   Species  leucocaulos Sibith. & Sm.
common name: whitestem distaff thistle
   Species  oxyacantha Bieb.
common name: jeweled distaff thistle
   Species  tinctorius L.
common name: safflower, false saffron, bastard saffron, American saffron, dyer's thistle, dyer's saffron, saffron thistle, hong hua  (Chinese)

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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