Argemone ochroleuca Sweet

Common name

English: Mexican Prickly Poppy

German: Mexikanischer Stachelmohn

Portuguese: Cardo-santo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Papaverales (17)

        Family: Papaveraceae (16) (family description)

          Genus: Argemone (1)

           Epithet: ochroleuca Sweet (1)

Synonym: Argemone mexicana var. ochroleuca (Sweet) Lindl.

mexicana => from or of Mexico

ochroleuca => yellowish-white

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Argemone ochroleuca at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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