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Meconopsis xiangchengensis R. Li & Z. L. Dao
Sichuan: Daocheng Xian. Between Xiangcheng and Sandui; pass at Kuluke Shan (Wuming Shan in Chinese; Wuming Mountain, or 'No-name Mountain'). Disturbed, shrub-grassland (with Salix, Sibiraea, Lonicera) heavily grazed by livestock. 29°8'2"N, 100°2'33"E; 4600-4700 m.
On slopes in open gravelly soil and around shrubs. Petals blue; stamens yellow. Growing with spiny Meconopsis and with plants with some spines. Initially identified as Meconopsis impedita Prain. See: Novon 22: 180. 1912.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Wenyun CHEN, Michael J. Donoghue, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN & Sugong WU (S. K. WU)
28160 2 July 1998
Copyright 1998 David Boufford   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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