Codonopsis rotundifolia

Codonopsis rotundifolia in Valley of Flowers

Codonopsis rotundifolia which is also called Rounleaf Bellflower is a perennial vine with hairless stem. Rotundifolia means round leaf flowers. Flowers are greenish white, wide-bell shaped and veined with purple. Sepals are elliptic and leaf-like, margins are toothed. Stalks of the Flowers goes up to 6 cm with hairs or hairless. Leaves are oval or broadly ovate or they can be a slight heart shaped. Bellflowers are found in Himalayas at an altitude of 1800-3600 meters

English Name

Rounleaf Bellflower

Local Name

Roundleaf Bellflower, Roundleaf Asiabell


Campanulaceae (Bell flower family)

Flowering time

July to August


Roundleaf Bellflower is found in the Himalayas at altitudes of 1800-3600 m.



Location in the Valley of flowers

You can find it in abundance in Valley of Flowers easily. After you enter the main valley (three kilometers from entry gate) you can spot this easily if you visit in the month of July and August.

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