Safflower, Kardai, Kardi, करडई, करडी

Scientific Name : Carthamus tinctorius
Family : Asteraceae
Common Name : Safflower, Kardai, Kardi, करडई, करडी
Description:
An annual herb of which seeds are used for edible oil extraction. The apical leaves are more armed than the lower ones. It is a drought resistant plant. Petals of orange flower variety are often used to adulterate saffron.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Annual

 

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