I.e. a poppy, is said to have been the name of an Athenian whom Demeter loved, and who was metamorphosed into a poppy plant.
- Callimachus. Hymn to Demeter, 45.
- Servius on Virgil's Georgics i, 212.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Theocritus, vii, in fin.
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