Meconopsis simplicifolia

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Meconopsis simplicifolia
Meconopsis simplicifolia.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Papaveraceae
Genus: Meconopsis
Species: M. simplicifolia
Binomial name
Meconopsis simplicifolia
(D. Don) Walp.

Meconopsis simplicifolia is a perennial in the poppy family, sometimes monocarpic, with a taproot, rosette of leaves with bristly hairs, and blue or purple flowers on leafless stems, native to altitudes of 3,450–5,450 metres (11,300–17,900 ft) in central Nepal and southeastern Tibet.


  • Poppies: The Poppy Family in the Wild and in Cultivation. Christopher Grey-Wilson. Timber Press. 1993.

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