Mexican poppy

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    Mexican poppy @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Mexican poppy
Formal Name
Argemone mexicana
Alias
Prickly poppy
Habitat
Mexico
Morph
annual grass

Comment

What is Mexican poppy

Mexican poppy, scientific name:Argemone mexicana, is an annual grass of family Papaveraceae, the genus argemone introduced during the Edo period for one yeanative to Mexicor. Flowers similar thistle leaves the thorny Papaver. White-veined green foliage. Very similar to scape away yellow evening primrose yellow valve 6 flowers bloom. Pistil stigma in the middle of the flower stand out in dark red. It is a poisonous plant.

Generic name: Mexican poppy, scientific name:Argemone mexicana, origin: Mexico, environment: arid, life-forms: year grass, height: 50-60 cm stem top branches, stems spines of, leaves: pinnate leaf color: Green characters stand out white veins, phyllotaxis: spiny + serrated with, alternate, leaf, leaf blade length: 10-20 cm, flowering time: June-August, flower color: yellow, petals number six, Flower diameter:4.5- 6 cm, pistil number: 1, stigma discoid in dark red Tip: 5 crack the number of stamens in the anther color: bright yellow, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit shape: oval, spines of the fruit diameter: 2-3 cm, use: garden planted with ornamental and miscellaneous: poisonous plants.

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Papaveraceae
Genus
Argemone
Species
A. mexicana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Pinnate
Leaf edge
Thorn+Serrated
Flowering place
Botanic garden
Color
Yellow
Season
JunJulAug
Height
50 ~ 60 [cm]
Diameter
4.5 ~ 6

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