Geranium robertianum

Geranium robertianum in Valley of Flowers

Geranium robertianum is an annual or biennial herb of height 40 – 50 cm. Stems are not rooting at nodes. Leaves are opposite, pentagonally orbicular, glandular. Flowers are pale purple, solitary or 2 flowered. Filaments are pink.

English Name

Herb Robert, Red Robin

Local Name

NOT AVAILABLE

Family

Geraniaceae

Flowering time

June to July

Habitat

In moist places associating with other Geraniums.

Uses

Whole plant is used for the treatment of toothache, dysentery and nose bleeding. Burnt leaves are used as mosquito repellants.The plant contains anti diabetic, antirheumatic, diuretic properties.

Location in the Valley of flowers

This is a rare flower and can be seen between Govindghat and Ghangaria.

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Geranium robertianum
Geranium robertianum

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