Pedicularis punctata

Pedicularis punctata in Valley of Flowers

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. Lower leaves are opposite upper ones are whorled. Flowers are red with white spot at the throat. Corolla tube is long, upper lip with curved purplish beak and lower lip is lobed with a smaller mid lobe.

Punctata the specific name refers to gland dotted nature.

English Name

NOT AVAILABLE

Local Name

NOT AVAILABLE

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Flowering time

August to October

Habitat

Mountain slopes in moist places and alpine meadows, near rivulets.

Uses

Locals use roots to treat flatulence in cattle.

Location in the Valley of flowers

Deeper parts of the Valley and Hemkund Sahib.

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