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eschscholtzia

eschscholzia

noun
  1. See California poppy
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named after J. F. von Eschscholtz (1743–1831), German naturalist
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Historical Examples

  • I enclose a copy of my rough notes on your Eschscholtzia, as you might like to see them.

    More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II

    Charles Darwin

  • On June 10th, carnations, phlox, and Eschscholtzia were in full bloom.

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    Sir Francis Edward Younghusband

  • The botanist alludes to a certain flower as a poppy and again as Eschscholtzia.

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    Edwin E. Slosson

  • I am greatly interested by what you say on Eschscholtzia; I wish your plants had succeeded better.

  • In Glaucium and Eschscholtzia (Papaveraceae) the dissepiment is of a spongy nature.