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Papaver bracteatum, the Iranian poppy or Persian poppy Papaver bracteatum flowers at foothills of Mount Damavand (5610 m) Damavand,Flowers,Geotagged,Iran,Papaver,Papaver bracteatum,Papaveraceae,Persian poppy,flora Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Papaver bracteatum, the Iranian poppy or Persian poppy

Papaver bracteatum flowers at foothills of Mount Damavand (5610 m)

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  1. Beautiful scenery! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks , it calls every nature lover Posted 2 years ago
      1. Agreed. Posted 2 years ago
  2. I like this habitat shot :-) Posted 2 years ago
  3. Today's Facebook post:

    What a striking scene! Iranian poppies (Papaver bracteatum) blanket the foothills of Mount Damavand each spring. The fantastic red flowers, which can be up to 20 cm (8 in) diameter, sit atop sturdy stalks that grow to 1.22 m (4 ft) tall! And, their location couldn’t be more serene—Mount Damavand, a potentially active stratovolcano, is the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia! {Photo taken in Iran by JungleDragon user, MohammadReza Ehssani} #JungleDragon #MountDamavand #Iranianpoppy #Papaverbracteatum

    Posted 2 years ago
  4. wonderful shot! Posted 2 years ago
  5. Today's Facebook post:

    Spring is in the air in the Northern Hemisphere, so we decided to sprinkle some color on Facebook this week by sharing photos of wildflowers! Flowering plants are the largest and most diverse group of plants, accounting for up to 90% of plant species!

    They are often exquisitely beautiful, can be fantastically weird, and may exude pleasant or nasty fragrances. They are an important source of food for an innumerable amount of creatures, including humans. Flowering plants are also a source of medicines, fibers, timber, ornamentals, and so many other commercial products. Flowers truly make our world a better place! #JungleDragon #Wildflowers #Floweringplants #Angiosperms

    Want to see more wild, weird, and fabulous flowering plants? Click here:

    Posted one year ago

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''Papaver bracteatum'', also known as the Iranian poppy and Persian poppy and the great scarlet poppy is a sturdy hardy perennial poppy with large deep red flowers up to 8 inches diameter on stiff stalks up to 4 feet high with a prominent black spot near the base of the petals. It is closely related to the commonly cultivated oriental poppy, ''Papaver orientale'' and is sometimes recorded as the varietal form Papaver orientale var. bracteatum.

Similar species: Ranunculales
Species identified by MohammadReza Ehsani
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By MohammadReza Ehsani

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Uploaded Jul 7, 2020. Captured in Mazandaran Province, Polur - Rineh Road, Iran.