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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Papaver  minus (Bél.) Meikle 
SynonymsClosterandra minor Bél. (basionym)
 Papaver belangeri Boiss.
 Papaver virchowii Boiss.
Territory CaucasusWestern AsiaIranIraqLebanon-SyriaPalestineSinaiTranscaucasus, (ArmeniaNakhichevan)Turkey
dry, rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description leaves setose, pinnatisect, segments linear, acute, buds obovate, 6-10mm, petals oblong-obovate, at base black, capsules oblong, densely setose
Size5-20cm
Colordark red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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