2852.000 Argemone L. - Mexican Poppy

Description of the genus

Annual or biennial herbs with yellow latex. Leaves deeply pinnately lobed or incised, spiny. Sepals 3, horned at the apex. Petals 6. Stigma ± capitate at apex, 4-6-lobed.

Worldwide: c. 23 species in N and S America, West Indies and Hawaii

Britain: 1 taxon.

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mexicana L.

Other sources of information about Argemone:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Argemone
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Argemone
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Argemone
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Argemone

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-23

Hyde, M.A. (2023). UK Flora: Genus page: Argemone.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=114, retrieved 3 October 2023

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