Plant Diversity ›› 2012, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (2): 145-149.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1143.2012.11188

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New Species of Meconopsis (Papaveraceae) from Laojun Shan and Yao Shan, Northern Yunnan, China

 YOSHIDA  Toshio1, SUN  Hang2, BOUFFORD  David E 3   

  1. 1 Hoshiya 3306, Oamishirasatomachi, Sambugun, Chiba 2993222, Japan; 2 Key Laboratory of Biodiversity and
    Biogeography, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204, China; 
    3 Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 021382020, U.S.A.
  • Online:2012-04-25 Published:2012-06-28


Two new species, Meconopsis muscicola and M.yaoshanensis (Papaveraceae), are described and characterized. Differences separating them from similar species are discussed and photos showing their diagnostic features are provided.

Key words: Meconopsis, M.muscicola, M.yaoshanensis, New species, Yunnan, Laojun Shan, Yao Shan

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