Taxon: Carthamus leucocaulos Sm.

 
Genus: Carthamus
    Section: Atractylis
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Carduoideae
      Tribe: Cardueae
        Subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 9237
Place of publication: J. Sibthorp & J. E. Smith, Fl. Graec. prodr. 2:160. 1813
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Aug-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of safflower (based on crosses with Carthamus tinctorius probably producing sterile hybrids fide Crop Sci 17:802. 1977)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Greece

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia, - Victoria
  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium
    • Southwestern Europe: France

References:

  • Australia's Virtual Herbarium (on-line resource). (Aust Virtual Herb)
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Estilai, A. 1977. Interspecific hybrids between Carthamus tinctorius and C. alexandrinus Crop Sci. (Madison) 17:800-802.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hanelt, P. 1963. Monographische Übersicht der Gattung Carthamus L. (Compositae) Feddes Repert. 67:124-127.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • López González, G. 1990. Acerca de la clasificación natural del género Carthamus L., s.l. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 47:29.
  • McPherson, M. A. et al. 2004. Theoretical hybridization potential of transgenic safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) with weedy relatives in the New World Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 84:923-934.
  • McPherson, M. A. et al. 2004. Theoretical hybridization potential of transgenic safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) with weedy relatives in the New World Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 84:923-934.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Vilatersana, R. et al. 2000. Generic delimitation and phylogeny of the Carduncellus - Carthamus complex (Asteraceae) based on ITS sequences Pl. Syst. Evol. 221:89-105.
  • Vilatersana, R. et al. 2000. Generic delimitation and phylogeny of the Carduncellus - Carthamus complex (Asteraceae) based on ITS sequences Pl. Syst. Evol. 221:89-105.
  • Vilatersana, R. et al. 2005. Taxonomic problems in Carthamus (Asteraceae): RAPD markers and sectional classification Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 147:375-383.
  • Vilatersana, R. et al. 2005. Taxonomic problems in Carthamus (Asteraceae): RAPD markers and sectional classification Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 147:375-383.
  • Vilatersana, R. et al. 2007. Molecular evidence for hybrid origins of the invasive polyploids Carthamus creticus and C. turkestanicus (Cardueae, Asteraceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 44:610-621.
  • Vilatersana, R. et al. 2007. Molecular evidence for hybrid origins of the invasive polyploids Carthamus creticus and C. turkestanicus (Cardueae, Asteraceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 44:610-621.

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image