Ainsliaea aptera in Valley of Flowers
Ainsliaea aptera is an erect herb of 40 to 90 cm height. Leaves are 4 to 15. Stem leaves are very short. Flower heads solitary or two together white often tinged with pink. Anthers are hairy. The specific name is Aptera and it refers to wingless petiole.
|June to July|
Along edges of forests and shruberries.
Roots are used in alleviating fever and stomachache and urinary diseases.
Location in the Valley of flowers
|It is found in first 2 kilometers after entering the valley of flowers entry gate. It is mainly found in dense forest area.|
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