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Stylomecon heterophyllum


a California wild poppy with bright red flowers


plant noun (plants and fungi)


Stylomecon heterophyllum*
(* Stylomecon heterophyllum may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet


Papaver heterophyllum [confirmed, species] | Stylomecon heterophylla [species] | flaming poppy | wind poppy | P. heterophyllum [abbreviation, confirmed, species] | S. heterophylla [abbreviation, species] | S. heterophyllum [abbreviation, nonstandard, species]

Definition references  (+images)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

poppy [plant] | Papaver somniferum [species] | Eschscholzia californica [species] | Romneya coulteri [species] | Stylomecon heterophylla [species]

any of several ornamental flowering plants of the poppy family, especially species of the genus Papaver, which have lobed or dissected leaves, milky ... (23 of 459 words, 3 images)



Stylomecon | Wind Poppy | Stylomecon heterophylla [species]

a genus of annual plant in the family Papaveraceae. It has only one species, Stylomecon heterophylla, the Wind Poppy, which is native to California and north western Mexico. (28 of 117 words, 1 image)


Random House Dictionary:

wind poppy

a Californian plant, "Stylomecon heterophylla", of the poppy family, having satiny, brick-red flowers with purple centers. (16 of 21 words, pronunciation)




A taxonomic genus within the family Papaveraceae -- the poppies. (9 of 11 words, 1 image)


New World Dictionary:

poppy | poppies [plural] | Papaver [genus, sense-specific]

any of a genus of annual and perennial plants of the poppy family, having a ... | the flower of any of these plants | any of a number of plants of the ... (31 of 96 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)


Collins Dictionary:

poppy | poppies [plural] | poppiest [music, of] | poppier [music, of] | corn poppy, Iceland poppy, opium poppy [synonym, sense-specific] | poppyhead [less common, sense-specific]

any of numerous papaveraceous plants of the temperate genus "Papaver", ... | any of several similar or related plants, such as the California poppy, ... (23 of 468 words, 8 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

poppy | California poppy | cream cup | Stylophorum diphyllum [species] | bloodroot | celandine | eschscholtzia

common name for some members of the Papaveraceae, a family composed chiefly of herbs of the Northern Hemisphere having a characteristic milky or ... (23 of 375 words)


Oxford Dictionary:

poppy [entry 1] | poppied [derived]

a herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine ... (25 of 100 words, pronunciation)


poppy [entry 2] | poppier [comparative] | poppiest [superlative]

Entry from World dictionary | [popular music] tuneful and immediately appealing (10 of 43 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

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poppy [entry 2, popular music] | poppier [comparative] | poppiest [superlative]

tuneful and immediately appealing (4 of 38 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)



poppy | poppies [plural]

any of a genus (Papaver of the family Papaveraceae, the poppy family) of ... | a strong reddish orange (18 of 92 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

poppy | poppies [plural]

Any of numerous plants of the genus "Papaver", having nodding buds with ... | Any of several similar or related plants, such as the California poppy. ... (25 of 86 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

poppy [countable] | poppies [plural]

a flower with large red petals and a black centre | an artificial poppy that people in the UK wear for Remembrance Day (=a day when people remember ... (27 of 57 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


Cambridge Dictionary:


a plant with large delicate flowers, which are typically red, and small black seeds (14 of 19 words, pronunciations)


Encarta Dictionary:

poppy | poppies [plural]

an annual or perennial plant that has cup-shaped seed pods and milky sap. Flowers: large, red, orange, or white. Genus Papaver. | an extract from ... (24 of 92 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

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