1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Carthamus L.
      1. Carthamus tinctorius L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & W. Asia to India.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Central European Rus, East European Russia, India, Krym, North European Russi, Northwest European R, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

    Introduced into:

    Afghanistan, Alberta, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belgium, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cambodia, Canary Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hainan, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madeira, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Masachusettes, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, New Mexico, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qinghai, Queensland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South Australia, Spain, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Switzerland, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Utah, Victoria, Vietnam, Washington, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe

    Carthamus tinctorius L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mooney [5108], Ethiopia 16267.000
    Murray, R.P. [s.n.], Canary Is. K001091204
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2959], India K001118276
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2959], Bangladesh K001118277
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 2959] K001118278

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 830 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2011). Asteraceae Flora of China 20-21: 1-992. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee in Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae, part 1 Flora of North America North of Mexico 19: 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
    • Ling, Y. & C.Shih in Ling, Y. Et Ge, X. (1987). Compositae. Echinopsidae. Cynareae Flora Reiublicae Popularis Sinicae 78(1): 1-230. Science Press.
    • Bobrov, E.G. & S.K. Czerepanov (eds.) (1963). Compositae. Tribes Cynareae and Mutisieae Flora of the USSR 28: 1-651. Science Publishers, Inc.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) in Flora of China Editorial Committee (2011). Asteraceae Flora of China 20-21: 1-992. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee in Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae, Part 1 Flora of North America North of Mexico 19(1): 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
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