Version I
PAPAVEN SOMNIFERUM (パパベン ソンニフェルム) [caption as printed]
Papaver somniferum (papaben sonniferumu)

Temporary Number


Currently Documented Version Characteristics:
Version I: [no signature] [no seal] [title-caption in lower margin] (examples only known from this version)

Design History:
This design was part of the original series of forty-eight designs completed by October 1931 but is not currently known from later printings. The background is an even, pale yellow-green color. This is one of four designs featuring varieties of this species (see below).

The silhouette of wf11 is also used as the background element in a supplemental set design, wfx11.

Species Illustrated:
Opium Poppy, Papaver somniferum varieties [Note that the title-caption is incorrectly spelled for the Latin name.]

Related Designs:

Other Opium Poppy Designs:
wfx11 wf12 wf23