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.

Caprivi: 2 taxa.

Argemone mexicana

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mexicana L.Description, Image
ochroleuca Sweet subsp. ochroleuca Description, Image

Other sources of information about Argemone:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Argemone
Flora of Malawi: Argemone
Flora of Mozambique: Argemone
Flora of Zambia: Argemone
Flora of Zimbabwe: Argemone

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Argemone
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Argemone
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Argemone
Wikipedia: Argemone
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Argemone
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Argemone

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Genus page: Argemone.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=611, retrieved 9 February 2023

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