Corydalis meifolia in Valley of Flowers
Corydalis meifolia is a sub erect perennial herb of 10-45 cm. It is deeply covered by old sheathing leaf bases. Flowers are yellow with purple or violet tips or rarely orange colored. Leaves are like blade with triangular shape.
The specific name Meifolia refers to minute segments of leaves. Corydalis, the genetic name refers to bearing horns or spurs.
|Fumariaceae (Fumitory family)|
|June to September|
Commonly found in clumps in meadows and rock crevices
Whole plant is used for treating headache, stomach pain and liver disorders.
Location in the Valley of flowers
Commonly found at Hemkund Sahib
Following are some of the pictures of the Corydalis meifolia,hope you will like them all. If yes do not forget to comment or share with your friends.