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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Ranunculales

Familia: Papaveraceae
Subfamilia: Papaveroideae
Tribus: Chelidonieae
Genus: Glaucium
Sectiones: G. sect. Acropetala – G. sect. Glaucium
Species: G. acutidentatum – G. afghanicum – G. alakirensis – G. aleppicum – G. arabicum – G. calycinum – G. cappadocicum – G. caricum – G. contortuplicatum – G. corniculatum – G. cuneatum – G. elbursium – G. elegans – G. elegantissimum – G. fimbrilligerum – G. fischeri – G. flavum – G. golestanicum – G. grandiflorum – G. insigne – G. integrifolium – G. leiocarpum – G. mathiolifolium – G. oxylobum – G. secmenii – G. quadratifolium – G. refractocarpum – G. squamigerum

Glaucium Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. (1754).

Type species: Glaucium flavum Crantz


Mosenthinia Kuntze, Revis Gen. Pl. 1: 16 (1891).

Primary references

Miller, P. 1754. The Gardeners Dictionary. Abridged. Ed. 4, Vol. 1–3 (unpaged). John & James Rivington, London. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.79061 Reference page.

Additional references

Gran, A. & Sharifnia, F. 2008. Micro-macromorphological studies of the genus Glaucium in Iran. Iranian Journal of Botany 14(1): 23–38. PDF


Hassler, M. 2021. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. . Glaucium (Papaveraceae). Accessed: 17 Aug 2021.
Hassler, M. 2021. Glaucium (Papaveraceae). World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Aug 17. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Glaucium (Papaveraceae) in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Aug 17. Reference page. 2021. Glaucium (Papaveraceae). Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 17 Aug 2021.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Glaucium (Papaveraceae). Published online. Accessed: 17 Aug 2021.
Glaucium (Papaveraceae) – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Vernacular names
dansk: Hornskulpe
Deutsch: Hornmohn
suomi: Neidonunikot
Türkçe: Boynuzlu gelincik

Glaucium (horned poppy) is a genus of about 25 species of annual, biennial or perennial herbaceous flowering plants in the family Papaveraceae, native to Europe, north Africa, and southwest and central Asia.[1] The species commonly occur in saline habitats, including coasts and salt pans.
List of species

Glaucium acutidentatum
Glaucium afghanicum
Glaucium alakirensis
Glaucium aleppicum
Glaucium arabicum
Glaucium calycinum
Glaucium cappadocicum
Glaucium contortuplicatum
Glaucium corniculatum, sea poppy
Glaucium cuneatum
Glaucium elbursium
Glaucium elegans
Glaucium fimbrilligerum
Glaucium flavum, yellow horned poppy
Glaucium grandiflorum, grand-flowered horned poppy
Glaucium insigne
Glaucium leiocarpum
Glaucium mathiolifolium
Glaucium oxylobum
Glaucium quadratifolium
Glaucium refractocarpum
Glaucium secmenii
Glaucium squamigerum
Glaucium vitellinum
Glaucium yazdianum


"Glaucium Mill.". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 22 February 2022.

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