Meconopsis gakyidiana is a blue poppy. It was recently renamed.
Another two new species of blue poppy were also discovered in addition to the national flower of Bhutan. They are named as Meconopsis merakensis and Meconopsis elongata. The new species can be found in Merak (མེ་རག), Sagteng (སག་སྟེང་) and Haa (ཧཱ) regions in Bhutan.
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- "National Flower renamed as Meconopsis Gakidiana". BBS news. Retrieved 31 August 2018.