Definition of Genus Papaver

1. Noun. Type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Papaver

genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver (current term)
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria

Literary usage of Genus Papaver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1895)
"... horns under the apex of the sepals, both fail us within the limits of the group of species that we are accustomed to treat as forming the genus Papaver. ..."

2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus Papaver,* Linn. B. & H., Gen., i, p. 51; Baill., Hist. P!., iii, p. 137. Species about 20, natives of the temperate and warm regions of the Old World. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... and various species of genus Papaver. Unless mod- fied >by some adjective as above the term ..."

4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The genus Papaver has two convex deciduous sepals ; petals 4 ; stamens numerous ; style wanting ; stigmas 4 to 20, radiating and sessile upon a disc which ..."

5. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"... of the stamens into carpels in the genus Papaver.] Compt. Rend. Soc. Biol. 83: 1521-1523. 1920.—Papaver bracteatum ordinarily shows few variations. ..."

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