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Related to Centaurea cyanus: Coreopsis tinctoria, Saponaria vaccaria
(1) European centaury, see there; Centaurium umbellatum.
(2) Centaurea cyanus, a flowering annual native to Europe and the Near East, which contains cyanine and phytosterols; it has been used for conjunctivitis and coughs.