Berberis jaeschkeana

Berberis jaeschkeana in Valley of Flowers

Berberis jaeschkeana is an armed shrub up to 2 m tall with stunted, angled branches. Leaves are three to five and early falling. Leaves are obovoid or elliptic-oblong, obtuse at apex. Flowers are bright yellow. Stamens are 5 and opposite to petals. Berries are red when get ripen.

English Name

Barberry

Local Name

Kingor

Family

Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)

Flowering time

June to August

Habitat

In open along the waysides and undergrowth of forests.

Uses

The plant is used as an astringent. Roots are employed in treatingcuts and wounds, jaundice, menorrhagia, opthalmia, skin diseases and urinary disorders. The plant is known to contain anti bacterial and anti tumor activities.

Location in the Valley of flowers

It is from near the entry gate to first one km inside the valley.

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