Papaver hybridum Linnaeus, 1753
Common names: Round Pricklyhead Poppy, Rough poppy [En], Coquelicot hybride, Coquelicot hispide [Fr], Bastaardklaproos [Nl], Bastard-Mohn [De], Papavero spinoso [It], Amapola triste [Es], Παπαρούνα [Gr], Melez haşhaşı [Tu]
Dipkarpaz (Ριζοκάρπασο), İSKELE (Τρίκωμο) ● Cyprus
Description: Annual plant, hispid. The stems are branching. The leaves are to 10 cm.
The flowers occurs on a appressed-hispid peduncle. have petals early caducous, red to purplish red, with dark basal spot, to 25 mm. The anthers are pale blue, the ovaries setose, with 4-8 stigmas, a convex and radially vaulted disc. The capsules are sessile, obovoid-ellipsoid to subglobose, obscurely to distinctly ribbed, to 1.5 cm, densely and firmly setose, stigmatic disc often deciduous.
Biology: The seed, which can be long-lived, germinates in both autumn and spring.
Habitat: Arable crops, vineyards, sometimes other disturbed habitats, most frequent on chalky soils, but also on other limestones and on calcareous sands. 0-700 m.
Distribution: Originated from submediterranean and subatlantic. Word distribution today.
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