The Meconopsis horridula or Himalayan Blue Poppy in the wild, along the upper reaches of the Teesta / Tista river, near Gurodongmar in north Sikkim, India. Blue poppy is the national flower of Bhutan. It is found from Kumaon to Kashmir at elevations of 3,000 to 4,500 meters. A postal stamp was issued by the Indian Postal Department, to commemorate this flower. Flower in Sikkim. Sikkim is the least populous state in India and the second-smallest state after Goa. Sikkim is known for its mountainous terrain. Sikkim has around 5000 flowering plants. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.