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Common name

English: Opium poppy

German: Schlafmohn

Portuguese: Papoila-dormideira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Papaverales (17)

        Family: Papaveraceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Papaver (6)

            Epithet: somniferum L. (1)

somniferum => sleep-inducing

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Papaver somniferum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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