Meconopsis grandis Prain, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 64(2): 320 1895. (syn: Papaver grande (Prain) Christenh. & Byng);

Bhutan, Nepal, SC-Tibet, Sikkim, India (Arunachal Pradesh) as per Catalogue of Life;


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Meconopsis grandis from Arunachal Pradesh : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Meconopsis grandis seen at Tawang distt, Arunachal Pradesh.
This is the largest Meconopsis I have seen.
Found flowering in June.


 



References:

MECONOPSIS GRANDIS – THE TRUE HI MALA YAN BLUE POPPY (pdf) (Abstract- The history of Meconopsis grandis is described and the species analysed in the light of collections made since George Taylor’s monograph of the genus in 1934. Two new subspecies, subsp. orientalis Grey-Wilson and subsp. jumlaensis Grey-Wilson, are described based on both morphological and geographical separation. Hybrids between M. grandis and the allied M. baileyi are assessed. Techniques for the cultivation of M. grandis are also given)

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