White Poppy, Mawseed, Bread seed poppy (Eng.), Papawer (Afr.)
With its stunning flowers, long stems and green foliage the Poppy is a valuable ornamental plant which can form a show-piece of any garden. This is the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are derived and is known to be the only species of Papaveraceae that is grown as an agricultural crop on a large scale. Not only is it a highly ornamental plant, with culinary and medicinal applications, but it is also the source of illicit drugs.