Definition of Poppy family
1. Noun. Herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Papaverales, Order Rhoeadales, Papaverales, Rhoeadales
Member holonyms: Poppy, Genus Papaver, Papaver, Genus Argemone, Genus Bocconia, Chelidonium, Genus Chelidonium, Corydalis, Genus Corydalis, Dendromecon, Genus Dendromecon, Eschscholtzia, Genus Eschscholtzia, Genus Glaucium, Glaucium, Genus Hunnemania, Hunnemannia, Genus Macleaya, Macleaya, Genus Meconopsis, Meconopsis, Genus Platystemon, Platystemon, Genus Romneya, Romneya, Genus Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria, Genus Stylomecon, Stylomecon, Genus Stylophorum, Stylophorum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poppy Family
Literary usage of Poppy family
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"poppy family. Herbs, with milky or colored sap, and alternate leaves or the upper rarely opposite. Stipules none. Flowers solitary or in clusters, perfect, ..."
2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"poppy family. Herbs or rarely shrubs with white, yellow or colorless sap and alternate exstipulate leaves or the upper rarely opposite. ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"PAP AVERAGE^:, OR poppy family. A small family of about 200 species occurring most abundantly in north temperate regions. They are especially characterized ..."