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Taxon: Papaver pseudo-orientale (Fedde) Medw.

Genus: Papaver
Section: Macrantha
Family: Papaveraceae
Subfamily: Papaveroideae
Tribe: Papavereae
Nomen number: 26699
Place of publication: Izv. Kavkazsk. Muz. 11:204. 1918
Link to protologue:
Comment: most authorities consider this species to be a hybrid between P. bracteatum and P. orientale
Name Verified on: 20-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Oriental poppy  (Source: AH 505) - English

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.w.), Turkey (c. & e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Georgia

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Goldblatt, P. 1974. Biosystematic studies in Papaver section Oxytona Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 61:292-294.
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  3. Grey-Wilson, C. 1993. Poppies: The poppy family in the wild and in cultivation. 1993 (Poppies) 138.
  4. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)

Check other web resources for Papaver pseudo-orientale (Fedde) Medw. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26699. Accessed 20 April 2019.