Plant Diversity ›› 2011, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (4): 409-413.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1143.2011.11026

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New Species of Meconopsis (Papaveraceae) from Balang Shan, Western Sichuan, China

 YOSHIDA Toshio1, SUN Hang2   

  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 650201, China;
    3 Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 021382020, U.S.A.
  • Online:2011-08-25 Published:2016-11-03


A new species with two varieties, Meconopsis balangensis varieties balangensis and atrata (Papaveraceae), is described and characterized. Differences separating it from similar species are discussed and photos showing the diagnostic features are provided.

Key words: Meconopsis, M.balangensis var.balangensis, M.balangensis var.atrata, New species, New variety, Sichuan

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