HyperDic: papaver

English > 1 sense of the word Papaver:
NOUNplantPapaver, genus Papavertype genus of the Papaveraceae
English > Papaver: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtype genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers.
Synonymgenus Papaver
Member ofPapaveraceae, family Papaveraceae, poppy familyherbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
MembersIceland poppy, Papaver alpinumOld World alpine poppy with white or yellow to orange flowers
Iceland poppy, arctic poppy, Papaver nudicaulesubarctic perennial poppy of both hemispheres having fragrant white or yellow to orange or peach flowers
corn poppy, field poppy, Flanders poppy, Papaver rhoeasannual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated
opium poppy, Papaver somniferumSouthwestern Asian herb with greyish leaves and white or reddish flowers
oriental poppy, Papaver orientalecommonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers
prickly poppy, Papaver argemoneannual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit
western poppy, Papaver californicumshowy annual of California with red flowers
Broaderdilleniid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Spanishgenus papaver, papaver
Catalangenus papaver, papaver

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