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Accepted name: 
Carthamus tinctorius L. [Asteraceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
aginishika Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
agni-sikha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agnishikha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agnisikha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
alazor Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
alizeti ya miba Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
american saffron Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
araniyakukampam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
aspir Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
aspur Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
ayattira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ayattiracceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
azafran Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
azafran bastardo Other Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
azafrán bastardo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
açaflor Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
açafroa Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
açafrão-bastardo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
baharman Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
barre Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
bastard saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
bastard safron Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
beni-bana Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
benibana Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
biri Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
cantirikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cartamo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
carthame Other Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
carthame des teinturiers Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
carthami flos Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Med. Standards (2014)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
carthami oleum Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
carthami oleum raffinatum Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
centirikkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
centirukkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
centirukku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
centurakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
centurukkai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
centurukkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
centurukku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chendurakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
chendurukam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chenurakam Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
chôm pu Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
cilacayacceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cilacayam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cusumbha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cártamo Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
dok kham Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
dyer s-saffron Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dyer's saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
dyer's-saffron Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ehreiz Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
esfer Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
fake saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
falscher safran Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
false saffron Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
flos carthami Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
flos carthami tinctorii Pharmaceutical Illus. Chinese Materia Medica (Wu, 2005)
färber-saflor Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
färberdistel Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
golrang Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
gramyakunkuma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hab qurtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hong hoa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
hong hua Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Illus. Chinese Materia Medica (Wu, 2005)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
TCM Plants for Syst. Bio. Evaluation (Eisenberg et al, 2011)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
hong lan hua Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
hong-hua Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
honghua Other Hong Kong Chinese Materia Med. Standards (2014)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
honghuazi Other Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)
huang hua Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
hung hua Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
hung-hua Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
hungarian saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
hónghuā Other Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
ik-kot Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
indian saffl ower Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
irattakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
iskkot Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kadaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kafishah Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kajirah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kamalottam Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kamalottara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kamalottaram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kamlottama Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kanar Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kar ke bijun ki giri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kar; karar-ke-bij Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karadayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karadi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karar Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
karar-ke-bij Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kararhi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kardai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kardi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
karizeh Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
karrah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kartamu Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kasakdanah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasdi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kasube Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kasubha Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kasumba Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kazhirah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kazirah Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kazirrha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kembang pulu Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kentakakkoli Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kentakakkolicceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kham Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kham foi Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kham yong Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
khasakdana Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
khasakdanah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khazirah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khoinbo Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kooshumba chettu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
koosumbha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kouranka Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kucumpa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kudaya Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kukkutashikha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kuntumanikkacceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kuntumanikkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kurdee Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kurdi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kurtam Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kurthum, gurdum, a/osfur, gortum Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
kurtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusam Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kusamba Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusambabijam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusambe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusambi-bija Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusamphui Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kusbo Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kushibe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kushumba Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kushumba-virai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kushumbha Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kusibe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusmbe chettu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kussum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kussum kamalottara Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kusube Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusube enne kaalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusubeegida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusubi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kusum phool Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
kusuma Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kusuma chettu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumba Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kusumba-vittulu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumbai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumbar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumbavirai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumbe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumbha Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kusumbhah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumbhi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusume Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusume kaalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kusumphul Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
kuyimpu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kāfshe Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
kāfsheh Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
lago Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
le brgan rtsi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
le ra na tsi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lohita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
maghz tukhm qurtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
maghz-i-qurtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
maharajana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
muasfir Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
padmottara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
paicacattumpili Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paicacattumpilicceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
papaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
pita Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
pungh Other Med. Pl. for Respiratory Disorders in Abbottabad (Kayani et al., 2014)
qirtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
qortom Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
qurtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
qurtum or qirtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rakta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
refined safflower oil Other British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
roghan-i-qurtum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
roghan-i-usfar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rum Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
sadhi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saf Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
saff-fl ower Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
saffl ower Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
safflower Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Illus. Chinese Materia Medica (Wu, 2005)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
Korean Pharmacopoeia, 9th edn. (2007)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pl. Meds for Musculoskeletal Disorders, N. Pakistan (Malik et al., 2018)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
Survey of Trad. Drugs Sold in Jordan (Lev, 2002)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
Trad. Drugs in Israel at End C20th (Lev & Amar, 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
safflower flower Other British Pharmacopoeia 2009, Vol. 4 (2008)
British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
safflower oil Other U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 32 (2008)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 37 (2013)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
safflower oil (unhydrogenated) Other Food Chemicals Codex (USP, 2008)
safflower oil, refined Other European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
saffron american Other Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
saffron thistle Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
safl or Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
saflor Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
safran bâtard Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
sanfraz Other The Herbal Market of Cyprus (Karousou & Deirmentzoglou, 2011)
sendoorkum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sendurakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
sendurgam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sendurkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sendurukkai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
senturakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
shawrina Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
shumba Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
staff-flower Other Wild Med. Pl. Jordan (Al-Qura'n, 2009)
suf, yahiya-suf, sufi, borda Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
sufir Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
sáfrányos szeklice Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
tukhm kar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhme qartum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tumpuravali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
usfar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
usfur Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
vanishikha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vasraranjana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vasrsranjana Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
wild saffron Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
zaffrone Other World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
za’afran Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 3 (2007)
احريض Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
قرطم Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
کافشه Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
گلرنگ Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
コウカ Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
紅花 Other Hong Kong Chinese Materia Med. Standards (2014)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
Taiwan Herbal Pharmacop. 3rd Chinese ed. (MOHW, 2018)
红花 Other Consv. of Endangered Med. Pl. in Arid Desert Region (Lang et al., 2017)
Medicinal Plants in China (WHO, 1997)
TCM Plants for Syst. Bio. Evaluation (Eisenberg et al, 2011)
Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)
红花籽 Other Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)