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Fam.: Asteraceae / Composite Fam.  

Genus:  Carthamus  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Carthamus:   korthom (arab. ) = to dye
   lanatus:   wooly
 

Carthamus lanatus is spread in wide parts of Southern Europe.

 

Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle, F Frontignan 28.6.2008
Fig. 1:  Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle
F Frontignan 28.6.2008
Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle, F Frontignan 28.6.2008
Fig. 2:  Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle
F Frontignan 28.6.2008
Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle, S Botan. Gar.  Universit.  Uppsala 28.8.2010
Fig. 3:  Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle (cultiv.)
S Botan. Gar. Universit. Uppsala 28.8.2010
Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle, S Botan. Gar.  Universit.  Uppsala 28.8.2010
Fig. 4:  Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle (cultiv.)
S Botan. Gar. Universit. Uppsala 28.8.2010
Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle, S Botan. Gar.  Universit.  Uppsala 28.8.2010
Fig. 5:  Carthamus lanatus / Wooly Distaff Thistle (cultiv.)
S Botan. Gar. Universit. Uppsala 28.8.2010

 


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