Papaver


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papaver

(pæˈpɑːvə)
n
(Botany) a genus of poppies including over 120 species
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Noun1.papaver - type genus of the PapaveraceaePapaver - type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers
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
Papaver alpinum, Iceland poppy - Old World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers
Papaver californicum, western poppy - showy annual of California with red flowers
Papaver argemone, prickly poppy - annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
arctic poppy, Iceland poppy, Papaver nudicaule - subarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers
oriental poppy, Papaver orientale - commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers
corn poppy, field poppy, Flanders poppy, Papaver rhoeas - annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated
opium poppy, Papaver somniferum - southwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers; source of opium
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Poppy seeds come from the papaver somniferum flowering plant, which is also known as the opium poppy.
Call 029 2037 1277 or visit www.chameleoninteriors.co.uk PO r sinc wh Pa POPPY POINTS The remembrance poppy, which has been used since 1921 to commemorate military personnel who have died in war, represents a field poppy, Papaver rhoeas.
Good examples are aquilegias, honesty and Icelandic poppies such as Papaver nudicaule Summer Breeze Orange, which scatter seeds far and wide after a dramatic first season.
The importance and use of plant species belonging to the genus Papaver has a very long history dating back some 3,000 years, when it was already administered in the form of opium (containing a complex of alkaloids) as a pain-relieving remedy.
Papaver 'Raspberry Ripple Collection' is a mix of shades of white and pink - Ammi Majus Graceland, Cosmos Razzmatazz, Cosmos Cosmonaut and Cleome Sparkler, while 'Lime Sapphire Spectacular Collection' is a sophisticated combination of Sweet Pea Cream Eggs, Cerinthe Blue Kiwi, Eryngium Alpine Sea Holly and Nicotiana Lime Green.
Nicotiana 'Starlight Dancer' Credit: chiltern seeds.co.uk Nigella mulberry rose Zinnia 'cupid mixture' Cardiospermum halicacabum Papaver somniferum Roemeria hybrida
The latter, Papaver rhoeas, inset, likes full sun and grows in most soil types, while the foxglove is one of the only tall flowering plants that positively likes shade.
Those identified are probably from the poppy flower papaver rhoeas, which isn't toxic, according to the French Embassy's letter sent to Ismail Gaber at Egypt's import and export authority.
Papaver libanoticum is a member of genus Papaver, endemic to Lebanese region, family Papaveraceae [8].
- David ATHE common poppy, Papaver rhoeas, likes full sun and will grow in most soil types, while the foxglove is one of the only tall flowering plants that thrives in the shade.
- David, Shropshire DAVID: The common poppy, Papaver rhoeas, likes full sun and will grow in most soil types, while the foxglove is one of the only tall flowering plants that thrives in the shade.
Papaver somniferum (poppy) is widely grown as an annual crop is mainly cultivated to produce edible oil which consists of approximately 73% of linoleic acid, 10% of Palmatic acid and 13% of oleic acid.