/ (ˌmɛkəˈnɒpsɪs) /
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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
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Word Origin for meconopsis
New Latin, from Greek mēkōn poppy + -opsis
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Example sentences from the Web for meconopsis
The big deep red meconopsis grew here, too, in great luxuriance.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
Here, too, I noticed Meconopsis cambrica with orange flowers.
For the wild garden or wilderness the Welsh Poppy (Meconopsis cambrica) is one of the best plants.The Wild Garden|William Robinson