Saturday, 5 March 2005

Meconopsis simplicifolia - Photos In The Wild

4,500m. N. of Paro, Bhutam. M. Thorne. Typical seed pod. M. Thorne.
Leaves are usually simple but show some slight notching. M. Thorne. Flower to show diagnostic blue filaments. M. Thorne.
Rong Chu SE Tibet One of the parents of M. x Harleyana (q.v.) Fred Hunt. Tibet. Growing protected - an attractive perennial form. Hilary and John Birks.
A lovely veined and pale form of this variable species from Arunachal Pradesh. Steve Boardman. Another pale form from the same region. Pete Boardman.