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Taxon: Papaver somniferum L. subsp. somniferum

 
Genus: Papaver
Section: Papaver
Family: Papaveraceae
Subfamily: Papaveroideae
Tribe: Papavereae
Nomen number: 26710
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 23 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (as birdseed & poppy seed oil cakes for livestock)
  • Environmental:
  • Food additives:
  • Human food: seeds
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Social:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd.)

    Other (origin obscure, likely S.W. Asia and the Mediterranean)

References:

  1. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: four books on weeds worldwide in scope
  2. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  3. Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: = Papaver somniferum
  5. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  7. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  8. Kadereit, J. W. 1986. A revision of Papaver L. sect. Papaver (Papaveraceae). Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 108:4.
  9. Kadereit, J. W. 2011. Review of Papaveraceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  10. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  11. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland. Note: = Papaver somniferum
  14. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):378.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Tetenyi, P. 1997. Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum): botany and horticulture. Hort. Rev. 19:373-408.
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  19. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Papaver somniferum L. subsp. somniferum :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26710. Accessed 7 April 2020.