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Papaveraceae

Argemone L. [Not native]

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  1. Argemone mexicana L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 115; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 212; EPFP 2 (1923) 206; --Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1954) 114. Native of West Indies, Mexico, etc., now pantropic. Introduced in the Philippines around the early part of the 19th century. Widely distributed in and about towns, in lowland regions with pronounced dry season. Photos

Non-naturalized, cultivated species:

  1. Papaver somniferum L., Sp. Pl. 1 (1753) 508. Photos
  2. Papaver rhoeas L., Sp. Pl. 1 (1753) 507. Photos

Literature

Steenis, CGGJ van. 1954. Papaveraceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 115-117

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Last updated 25 August 2017