/ (ˌmɛkəˈnɒpsɪs) /


any plant of the mostly Asiatic papaveraceous genus Meconopsis, esp M. betonicifolia (the Tibetan or blue poppy), grown for its showy sky-blue flowers. M. cambrica is the Welsh poppy

Word Origin for meconopsis

New Latin, from Greek mēkōn poppy + -opsis
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Examples from the Web for meconopsis

  • For the wild garden or wilderness the Welsh Poppy (Meconopsis cambrica) is one of the best plants.

    The Wild Garden|William Robinson