Taxon: Papaver orientale L.

Genus: Papaver
Section: Macrantha
Family: Papaveraceae
Subfamily: Papaveroideae
Tribe: Papavereae
Nomen number: 26693
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:508. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Nov-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 33 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Poppies; Goldblatt, Ann Mo BG 61:278. 1974)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey

  • Naturalized

  • Northern America

    • North America

  • Cultivated


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