Ainsliaea aptera

Ainsliaea aptera

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.

English Name

Whorl Flower

Local Name

Karu-Bhuti, Khad-jhari

Family

Asteraceae

Flowering time

June to July

Habitat

Along edges of forests and shruberries.

Uses

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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