Argemone Mexicana
Mexican Mex"i*can, prop. a. Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. -- n. A native or inhabitant of Mexico. [1913 Webster]

{Mexican poppy} prop. n. (Bot.), a tropical American herb of the Poppy family ({Argemone Mexicana}) with much the look of a thistle, but having large yellow or white blossoms.

{Mexican tea} prop. n. (Bot.), an aromatic kind of pigweed from tropical America ({Chenopodium ambrosioides}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Argemone Mexicana — Poppy Pop py, n.; pl. {Poppies}. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L. papaver.] (Bot.) Any plant or species of the genus {Papaver}, herbs with showy polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species ({Papaver somniferum}) opium is obtained, though all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argemone mexicana — ID 5803 Symbol Key ARME4 Common Name Mexican pricklypoppy Family Papaveraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Argemone mexicana — noun annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico • Syn: ↑Mexican poppy • Hypernyms: ↑prickly poppy, ↑argemone, ↑white thistle, ↑devil s fig …   Useful english dictionary

  • Argemone Mexicana — L. Prickly poppy (E); Cardosanto (C). The narcotic weeda are demulcent, emetic, expectorant, laxative, and are used for cancer, itch, and scabies, and applied externally for headache. The seed oil is used for illumination and soap making …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Argemone mexicana L. — Symbol ARME4 Common Name Mexican pricklypoppy Botanical Family Papaveraceae …   Scientific plant list

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