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 for Argemone Mexicana
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poppy \Pop"py\, n.; pl. Poppies. [OE. popy, AS. popig, L.
     papaver.] (Bot.)
     Any plant or species of the genus Papaver, herbs with showy
     polypetalous flowers and a milky juice. From one species
     ({Papaver somniferum) opium is obtained, though all the
     species contain it to some extent; also, a flower of the
     plant. See Illust. of Capsule.
     [1913 Webster]
     California poppy (Bot.), any yellow-flowered plant of the
        genus Eschscholtzia.
     Corn poppy. See under Corn.
     Horn poppy, or Horned poppy. See under Horn.
     Poppy bee (Zool.), a leaf-cutting bee ({Anthocopa
        papaveris) which uses pieces cut from poppy petals for
        the lining of its cells; -- called also upholsterer bee.
     Prickly poppy (Bot.), Argemone Mexicana, a
        yellow-flowered plant of the Poppy family, but as prickly
        as a thistle.
     Poppy seed, the seed the opium poppy ({Papaver
     Spatling poppy (Bot.), a species of Silene ({Silene
        inflata). See Catchfly.
        [1913 Webster] Poppy

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mexican \Mex"i*can\, prop. a.
     Of or pertaining to Mexico or its people. -- n. A native or
     inhabitant of Mexico.
     [1913 Webster]
     Mexican poppy prop. n. (Bot.), a tropical American herb of
        the Poppy family ({Argemone Mexicana) with much the look
        of a thistle, but having large yellow or white blossoms.
     Mexican tea prop. n. (Bot.), an aromatic kind of pigweed
        from tropical America ({Chenopodium ambrosioides).
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Argemone mexicana
      n 1: annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers;
           southern United States to West Indies and Mexico [syn:
           Mexican poppy, Argemone mexicana]

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