Definition of eschscholzia in English:


Line breaks: esch|schol¦zia
Pronunciation: /ɪsˈʃɒlzɪə
, ɛʃˈʃɒlzɪə/
(also eschscholtzia /-tsɪə/)


A North American poppy which is cultivated for its bright yellow, orange, or red flowers.
  • Genus Eschscholzia, family Papaveraceae: several species, in particular the California poppy


modern Latin, named in honour of Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz (1793–1831), Russian-born botanist and traveller.

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