Papaver somniferum L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Distribution
Papaver somniferum (rights holder:)

Opium Poppy

Papaver somniferum, opium poppy, is an annual herbaceous plant in the Papaveraceae (poppy family) that originated in southeastern Europe and western Asia, and are now widely cultivated in Europe, Asia, China, and North Africa for their seeds, which are used in baking, as a condiment, and for their edible oil. It is also widely (and often illegally) cultivated for the production of opium, heroine, ... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Papaver
Global Pollen Project UUID
0e2611aa-6515-4419-ba0f-068ace04f3ac
Botanical Reference
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