genus Argemone

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Related to genus Argemone: argemone pleiacantha
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Noun1.genus Argemone - prickly poppies
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
argemone, devil's fig, prickly poppy, white thistle - any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America
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The genus Argemone is very rich in alkaloids, which have both pharmaceutical and pest control properties.