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Meconopsis  latifolia (Prain) Prain   
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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Meconopsis  latifolia (Prain) Prain 
SynonymsMeconopsis sinuata var. latifolia Prain (basionym)
Territory Indian SubcontinentWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
rocky slopes
Altitude3500-4000m
Description stem leaves alternate, linear-oblong, obtuse, shallowly incised, abaxially glaucous, flowers 5-6cm across, tetramerous, in racemose cyme, petals broadly ovate
Size30-120cm
Colorbright blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of Pakistan www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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