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Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum): flowering and fruiting plants. Colour process print, c. 1924.

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[1924]
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25597i
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London (42 Cannon Street) : Morgan Brothers Ltd., [1924] (London : The Avenue Press)

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1 print : process print, printed in colour ; image 14 x 8.9 cm

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Medicinal Plants (I) Papaver somniferum, Linn. n.o. Papaveraceae. common names: bale-wort; cheesebowl; opium poppy; peony poppy; white poppy. French: pavot blanc. German: mohn; gartenmohn; schlafmohn. products: opium (dried latex); dried fruits (poppy-heads); and (maw) seeds (non-poisonous). active principles: morphine and many other alkaloids

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Wellcome Library no. 25597i

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