Did you by any chance mean Carthamus?
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of annual plants, natural order Compositæ. The best-known species is C. tinctorius, safflower or bastard saffron, extensively cultivated for its yellow flowers, which are employed in dyeing. See
- n. safflower.
“The rouge végétale of the French, is a species of carmine, prepared from safflower or carthamus, which is the flower of a plant growing in the north of Africa, India, and other warm climates.”
“The coloring parts of resinous (resin-like) dyestuffs are extracted from substances that are insoluble in water, for example annatto, indigo, carthamus, and orchil.”
“Biological potential and economic feasibility of intercropping oilseeds and pulses with safflower (carthamus tinctorius) in drylands. 35.”
“Biological potential and economic feasibility of intercropping oilseeds and pulses with safflower (carthamus tinctorius) in drylands.”
“The best we have seen is the _laque de garance_, which was tinged with the rouge of carthamus, and was of course inferior in durability.”
“It is certain that madder lakes have been imitated on the Continent with various success by those of lac, cochineal, and carthamus or safflower.”
“The Alfáz Adwiyah gives it = Kurkum, curcuma, turmeric, safran d'Inde; but popular usage assigns it to Usfur, Kurtum or safflower (carthamus tinctorius).”
“Kasumba: name of, given to the carthamus and the bixa.”
“They include carthamus flower (huang hua) for regulating the flow of Qi to alleviate pain, glossy privet fruit (nu zhen zi) for nourishing the kidney and liver, as well as peach kernel, angelica root and codonopsis root.”
“To leflen the expence of carthamus, it is ufual, for deep fliades, to mix with the firft and fecond bath about a fifth of the bath of archil.”
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