Photographer : David Rankin
( M. horridula relative ) A deciduous monocarpic from SE Tibet and Yunnan, reputedly the only scented Meconopsis. The flowers may be on scapes and racemes but most obviously the latter. It usually has pale blue flowers with distinct dissected leaves not unlike the related M. aculeata but comes from a completely different part of the Himalayas. It is a dwarf plant of screes but height is variable. The Yunnan form is described as having large flowers, dark anthers and shiny leaves.
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