Papaveraceae

Argemone L. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 14 January 2021

Photos
  1. Argemone mexicana L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 115; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 212; EPFP 2 (1923) 206; --Steenis, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1954) 114. Native of West Indies, Mexico, etc., now pantropic. Introduced in the Philippines around the early part of the 19th century. Widely distributed in and about towns, waste places, road sides, grassland, regenerating forest. In lowland regions with pronounced dry season. Photos

Non-naturalized, cultivated species:

  1. Papaver somniferum L., Sp. Pl. 1 (1753) 508. Photos
  2. Papaver rhoeas L., Sp. Pl. 1 (1753) 507. Photos

Literature

Steenis, CGGJ van. 1954. Papaveraceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 115-117

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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Last updated 14 January 2021