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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Tibet to N. Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Myanmar, Tibet

Papaver violaceum (Kingdon-Ward) Christenh. & Byng appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 2, 2009 Kingdon-Ward, F. [6905], Myanmar Meconopsis violacea K000567915
Dec 2, 2009 Kingdon-Ward, F. [6905], Myanmar Meconopsis violacea K000567916
Dec 2, 2009 Kingdon-Ward, F. [7207], Myanmar Meconopsis violacea K000567913
Dec 2, 2009 Kingdon-Ward, F. [7207], Myanmar Meconopsis violacea K000567914
Dec 2, 2009 Kingdon-Ward, F. [7207], Myanmar Meconopsis violacea K000567912

First published in Global Fl. 4: 72 (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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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