EPPO Global Database

Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum(PAPSG)

Code created in: 2004-04-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PAPSG
  • Preferred name: Papaver somniferum subsp. setigerum
  • Authority: (de Candolle) Arcangeli


Mediterranean, Macaronesia. Cultivated as an ornamental and for its seeds. An autotetraploid derived  from subsp. somniferum (q.v.), lacking any significant content of alkaloids

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Papaver setigerum de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
dwarf breadseed poppy English
poppy of Troy English
pavot à soies French
pavot chargé de soies French
pavot porte-soie French
papavero setoloso Italian
dormideira-brava Portuguese
papoila-branca Portuguese
atsumigeshi Japanese
アツミゲシ Japanese
мак щетинконосный Russian