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Papaver somniferum, opium poppy

Botanical names: Papaver somniferum, Papaver hortense, Papaver setigerum
Papaveraceae
Common names
English: opium poppy, garden poppy, poppy
Spanish: adormidera, planta del opio
French: pavot somnifère, pavot à opium
German: Schlafmohn
Active constituents: morphine, codeine, papaverine, noscapine, thebaine, narceine

Papaver somniferum, opium poppy
Papaver somniferum, opium poppy
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants
 
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