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(ɛˈʃɒltsɪə) or


(Plants) See California poppy
[named after J. F. von Eschscholtz (1743–1831), German naturalist]
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Noun1.eschscholtzia - showy herbs of western North AmericaEschscholtzia - showy herbs of western North America
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, poppy family - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
California poppy, Eschscholtzia californica - of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers
References in classic literature ?
Then there are to be eschscholtzias, dahlias, sunflowers, zinnias, scabiosa, portulaca, yellow violas, yellow stocks, yellow sweet-peas, yellow lupins--everything that is yellow or that has a yellow variety.
In my little library, I have Scotch Marigold (Calendula), Star of the Veldt (Dimorphotheca), Tickweed (Coreopsis), Annual Borage (Echium), Californian Poppy (Eschscholtzia), Love in a Mist (Nigella), Phacelia, and Gilia to name but a few.
The most highly oxidized member is macarpine, an alkaloid produced in considerable quantity in cell suspension cultures of Eschscholtzia californica and Thalictrum bulgaricum.
Double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a fixed combination containing two plant extracts (Crataegus oxyacantha and Eschscholtzia californica) andmagnesium in mild-to-moderate anxiety disorders," Current Medical Research and Opinion, vol.