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Accepted name: 
Papaver somniferum L. [Papaveraceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
aalan Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
aapheen Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
aaphim Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
aaphim postadaanaa Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
aaphuka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
aapu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
abhini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
abini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
abu-an-naum Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
abunom Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
acarankam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
adormidera Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
afeem Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afeemu gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afim Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afin Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afirm Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afium Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afiun Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
afyoon Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
afyoun Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
afyun Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ahifen Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ahiphena Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ahiphenam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ajasrngi Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
amal Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amapola real Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
apenam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apheem Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
aphim Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
aphina Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
aphini Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
aphu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
aphukam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apin Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apinicetti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apiṉi Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
atilam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
avil Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
avin Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
avinee Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
bale-wort Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
bazr-ul-khashkaash Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
bazrul-khash-khash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
biligasagase Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
biligasgase Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bizrul khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bizrul-khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cacavinmayirttali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
caranation poppy Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
casa casa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cettanti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chosa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cukkumatantulam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
doda Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
dormideira Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
gasagasala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasagasala-chettu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasagasalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasagase Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasgase Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
gasgashaalu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
gasha-gasha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasha-gasha-chedi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasha-gasha-tol Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gashagasha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gasugasalu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gear Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
hashesh Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
hashesheh Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
haskáshi Other Med. Pl. Use: Monasteries on Cyprus (Lardos & Heinrich, 2013)
iracanatikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
joan silverpin Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kacakaca Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kacakacacceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kacakacā (seed) Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
kacavanipam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kahs-khasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kakasha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kaknar nim kofta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kannatayacceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
karappu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
kas-kas Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasa-kasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasabijam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasakasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasakase Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasakash Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
kasakathi gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kasha-kashach-chedi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kashakasha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
kashkash Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
keshi Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
khakasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khakhasa (seed) Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
khas-khas Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khasa-khasi-gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khasabija Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
khasakhasi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
khasatilaḥ Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
khash--khash-ke-khash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khash-khash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khash-khash-ka-per Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khash-khash-ke-bonde Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhaash Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhash safaid Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhash sufaid Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhashsufaid Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhashul baiza Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhassh (safaid/siyah) Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khashkhāsh-e-asvad Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
khaskhas Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
khaskhasa Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
khaskhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khaskhashinche baend Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
khishkhash Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
khushus Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
khuskhus Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
khākhasaḥ Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
khākhastilaḥ Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
kokinar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. in District Mastung of Balochistan (Bibi et al., 2014)
koknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
koknar nim kofta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
madhunasini Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
maw seed Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nabatul-khash-khash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nagaphena Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nallamandu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
nallamanthu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
oeillette Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
oilseed poppy Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
opievallmo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
opium Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2009, Vol. 4 (2008)
British Pharmacopoeia 2012, Vol. 4 (2011)
British Pharmacopoeia 2015, Vol. 4 (2014)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 32 (2008)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 37 (2013)
U.S. Pharmacopoeia USP 39 (2016)
opium brut Other Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
opium crudum Pharmaceutical European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
opium poppy Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Medicinal plants in Viet Nam (WHO, 1990)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
opium pulveratum Pharmaceutical Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
opium, raw Other European Pharmacopoeia, 6th edn. (2007)
European Pharmacopoeia, 7th edn. (2012)
papaveris pericarpium Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
papavero da oppio Other Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
papoula Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
papoula branca Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
parunkam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pasto dana Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
pavero domestico Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
pavot officinal Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
pavot somnifère Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
pavot à opium Other Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
pericarpium papaveris Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
pest Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
phaniphena Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poast khahkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poast khashkash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poast khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poast-i-khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poppy Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Survey of Trad. Drugs Sold in Jordan (Lev, 2002)
Trad. Drugs in Israel at End C20th (Lev & Amar, 2000)
poppy capsule Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
poppy seeds Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
poppy, opium Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
posht Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
post Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
post-e-khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
post-e-koknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
post-koknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
post; khash-khash-ka-per Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
posta Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
posta-katol Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postabeej Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
postabeekai Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
postadaanaa Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
postaka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postaka-chedi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postakai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postakaya-chettu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postakkaycceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postdana Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
poste koknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
poste-khash-khash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postekoknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
posthakkai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
posts Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
posttakkaai Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
posttakkai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postubejam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postukkaycceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
postuvrikshaha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
powdered opium Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia 15th edn. (2006)
Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)
pōsttakkāy Other Siddha Pharmacopoeia India, vol. 1 (2008)
qishr-ul-khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
qishrul khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
qishrul-khash-khash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
qishrul-khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
scag Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
schlaf-mohn Other Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
schlafmmohn Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
schlafmohn Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
smack Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
small opium poppy Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
sufeed srah Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhm khashkash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhm khashkhas safaid Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhm khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhm khashkhash safaid Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhm-e-anarkewa Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
tukhm-i-khashkhash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhm-i-khaskhash safaid Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukhme-koknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tukme koknar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ude saleeb Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ullasata Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vellai postakay Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
white poppy Other Medicinal plants in Viet Nam (WHO, 1990)
wild poppy Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
yanggwibi Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ying su Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ying su qiao Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ying su zi Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
yingsuqiao Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
ābu el-num Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
āphūkam Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
χασκάσιη Other Modern Pl. Use in Monasteries on Cyprus, 2006-2012 (Lardos, 2016)
افيون Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
حشيش Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
حشيشه Other Med. Plants in Jordan (Oran, 1998)
خشخاش أسود Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
ḵišḵâš Other Med. Pl. Yemen (Fleurentin et al., 1982)
アヘン末 Other Japanese Pharmacopoeia, 16th edn. (2012)