2852.000 Argemone L.

Description of the genus

Annual or biennial herbs with yellow latex. Leaves deeply pinnately lobed or incised, spiny. Sepals 3, horned at the apex. Petals 6. Stigma ± capitate at apex, 4-6-lobed.

Worldwide: c. 23 species in North and South America, West Indies and Hawaii.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Argemone mexicana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mexicana L.N,C,E,SDescription, Image
ochroleuca Sweet subsp. ochroleuca N,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Argemone:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Argemone
Flora of Caprivi: Argemone
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Argemone
Flora of Malawi: Argemone
Flora of Mozambique: Argemone
Flora of Zambia: Argemone

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Argemone
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Argemone
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Argemone
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Argemone
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Argemone
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Argemone
JSTOR Plant Science: Argemone
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Argemone
Plants of the World Online: Argemone
Tropicos: Argemone
Wikipedia: Argemone

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Argemone.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=611, retrieved 16 April 2024

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