genus Carthamus


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Noun1.genus Carthamus - safflowergenus Carthamus - safflower        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Carthamus tinctorius, false saffron, safflower - thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
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(2009) published the first set of SSR markers based on the safflower EST collection and successfully used 104 gene-based SSR markers to screen polymorphism in the genus Carthamus. In another study, five EST-SSR markers were generated for distinguishing safflower hybrids (Naresh et al.
The genus Carthamus (Safflower) of the family Asteraceae, includes 14 species.