Back to Biodiversity Explorer main pageGo to Iziko Museums of Cape Town home pageAbout Biodiversity Explorer - history, goals, etc.Send us your questions about southern African biodiversityPeople who have contributed content and images.Search Biodiversity Explorer

Glaucium corniculatum (Red horned poppy)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Papaveraceae Subfamily: Papaveroideae

Glaucium corniculatum in disturbed soil at Schoombee Country Club, Steynsburg, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [images Loraine van den Berg , from iSpot]

Native to Europe, the Mediterranean region, Middile East and Russia. Cultivated in southern Africa but has escaped from gardens to become naturalised.

 


Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search