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(pă-pā'vĕr, pă-pav'er),
A genus of plants, one species of which, Papaver somniferum (family Papaveraceae), furnishes opium.
Synonym(s): poppy
[L. poppy]
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Papaver nudicaule was the most rich in BBR among the poppies, Eschscholzia californica contained the highest amount (4.6%) of JTR and STP (3.7%) in the herb, and Papaver pseudo-orientale was characterized by a high content of PLT (5.7%)--the highest among all tested extracts.
Aerial parts of Papaver libanoticum were collected during the flowering period from Cedars Mountain of Lebanon (2000-2500 m above sea level) during August 2015.
Effect of Papaver somniferum(poppy) on physico-chemical properties of fish nuggets.
Here I'd recommend the delightful corncockle, Agrostemma githago, an elegant annual with silky pink blooms (though toxic if eaten), the classic red poppy of remembrance, Papaver rhoeas, and the cornflower which will keep bumblebees happy from June through to September.
The poppy itself is one of the most important sources, though it is Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy, used to produce morphine.
Poppy plant is the species of Papaveraceae plant with the scientific name of Papaver somniferum L.
In the surveyed area Geranium glaberrimum, Ricoata sinua, Papaver sp., Delphinum cilicium, Corydalis solida and Rubus sanctus were common outside the forest.
The study included 69 different populations of Papaver section Oxytona collected from Van, Hakkari and Agri provinces of Eastern Anatolian Turkey and two samples of Iran origin, collected from West Azerbaijan Province of Iran.
The following are my garden must haves: Papaver (the Welsh poppy) with its soft yellow delicate nodding heads and the daffodil Narcissus Tte-a-Tte, with its buttercup yellow petals and darker yellow cup, and onethree flowers per stem - small is definitely beautiful.
A group of 10 genes carries the instructions for building the enzymes that Papaver somniferum plants use to produce noscapine, Ian Graham of the University of York in England and colleagues report online May 31 in Science.