Meconopsis grandis

Himalayan Blue poppy

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    Meconopsis grandis @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Meconopsis grandis @ Tokyo medical botanical garden
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    Meconopsis grandis @ Hakobe Botanical Garden
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    Meconopsis grandis @ Hakobe Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Meconopsis grandis
Formal Name
Meconopsis grandis
Alias
Habitat
Himalaya
Morph
alpine penental plant

Comment

What is Meconopsis grandis

Meconopsis grandis, Himalayan Blue poppy (scientific name: Meconopsis grandis) is native to Himalayas and is a perennial of the family Papaveraceae. It is called the blue poppy of Himalayas. In spring, a purple - blue large - flower blooms on the erect stem tip. There are varieties of blue poppies, but the same mekonopsis genus, blue-bloom varieties have a sharp stem and leaf spine, {{Meconopsis Horridula}}. Also, it is the Meconopsis cambrica that makes yellow flowers bloom in the same Meconopsis genus.

Common name: Meconopsis grandis, scientific name: Meconopsis grandis, aka: blue poppy of Himalayas, Tibetan blue poppy, national flower: Bhutan (Mekonopsis · holidula, scientific name: Meconopsis horridula), Origin: Himalayas, distribution: Hokkaido - Chubu Japan, environment: gravel, height: 60-100 cm, stem · leaves: polyhedrape: long oblong and shallow fissure, leaf margin: Flower color: blue, flower size: 10 cm, flowering period: May to June.

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Papaveraceae
Genus
Meconopsis
Species
M. grandis
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
AlpineBotanic gardenOverseas
Color
Blue
Season
MayJun
Height
60 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
10 ~ 10

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