Peristrophe paniculata in Valley of Flowers
Peristrophe paniculata is a profusely branching herb of 75 cm. Braches are 4 angled. Leaves are ovate-lanceolate. Flowers are purple and profusely branched. The specific name Paniculata refers to branched infloroscence.
|Kaknadi, Atrilal and Kakajangha|
|July to October|
|Common in cleared areas and way sides, waste places.|
|In Ayurveda roots are used for the treatment of leucorrhoea, wounds and snake bites.|
Location in the Valley of flowers
|It is found at Govindghat and on the trek from Govindghat to Ghangaria.|
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