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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O′rien′tal pop′py(n.)

  1. an ornamental poppy, Papaver orientale, of Asia, having bristly stems and leaves and showy flowers.

    Category: Plants

Origin of Oriental poppy:

1725–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oriental poppy, Papaver orientale(noun)

    commonly cultivated Asiatic perennial poppy having stiff heavily haired leaves and bright scarlet or pink to orange flowers

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  1. Papaver orientale

    Papaver orientale is a perennial flowering plant native to the Caucasus, northeastern Turkey, and northern Iran. Oriental poppies throw up a mound of finely cut, hairy foliage in spring. After flowering the foliage dies away entirely, a property that allows their survival in the summer drought of Central Asia. Late-developing plants can be placed nearby to fill the developing gap. Fresh leaves appear with autumn rains.

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