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This species is accepted, and its native range is Darjiling (Mt. Phalut).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Himalaya, Tibet

Papaver lyratum (H.A.Cummins & Prain) Christenh. & Byng appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1933 Forrest, G. [14306], Eastern Asia Meconopsis lyrata K000653224
Jan 1, 1933 Cummins [s.n.], Sikkim Meconopsis lyrata K000653267 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1933 King [331] Meconopsis lyrata K000653269 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1933 Forrest, G. [14306], Eastern Asia Meconopsis lyrata K000653222
Jan 1, 1933 Forrest, G. [14306], Eastern Asia Meconopsis lyrata K000653223
Jan 1, 1933 Sikkim Meconopsis lyrata K000653268

First published in Global Fl. 4: 71 (2018)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Grey-Wilson, C. (2014). The Genus Meconopsis Blue Poppies and Their Relatives: 1-400. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1984). Flora of Bhutan 1(2): 189-462. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0