- Flower nameMexican poppy
- Scientific nameArgemone mexicana
- AliasMexican poppy,, Prickly poppy , 薊芥子
- Place of originMexico
- Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August
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.