Selinum wallichianum

Selinum wallichianum in Valley of Flowers

Selinum wallichianum is a perennial herb of 50 – 150 cm height. Stems are hollow. Leaves are pinnate with much divided lobes. Flowers are white in color, small, densely clustered in compound umbels. The species name is in honor of Nathaniel Wallich, a Danish botanist and surgeon who worked for East India Company and was responsible for the establishment of Botanical Gardens at Calcutta.

English Name

Milk Parsley

Local Name

Bhuktesi

Family

Apiaceae

Flowering time

June to September

Habitat

In open grassy slopes, shrubberies and forest edges and alpine meadows.

Uses

NOT AVAILABLE

Location in the Valley of flowers

It is very common and found in last 2 km when you trek from Govindghat and Ghangaria. It is also found in all parts of the Valley.

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Selinum wallichianum
Selinum wallichianum

Selinum wallichianum
Selinum wallichianum

Selinum wallichianum
Selinum wallichianum

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