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Distribution Map

Representatives of the genus other than M. cambrica span the mountain ranges of south-central temperate Asia. The countries and provinces which are home to one or more species of Meconopsis are indicated in black lettering, that is, Meconopsis are found along the Himalayan range from Kashmir in the west to the Arunachal Pradesh and northern Burma in the east and also in the mountains of western China and the high plateaux of S.E. Tibet and Quinghai. The highest concentration of species is from Nepal eastwards, with only a few species in the drier areas to the west.