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.
|June to September|
In open grassy slopes, shrubberies and forest edges and alpine meadows.
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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