Viola biflora in Valley of Flowers
Viola biflora is a rhizomatous perennial herb. Leaves are 1-4 cm across and orbicular or kidney shaped. Flowers are solitary, very attractive bright yellow with purplish brown streaks. The specific name Biflora refers to 2- flowered.
|Banfsa, Dundibirali, Vanafsa|
|June to August|
|Shady places, rock crevices in grasslands.|
|Leaves are used in treating cold, constipation, cough, fever. Seeds are used for treating psoriasis. In Indian system of medicine. Root is considered as emetic. The flowers are accredited with antipasmodic, diaphoretic, emollient and pectoral properties.|
Location in the Valley of flowers
|It is found on your trek from Govindghat to Ghangaria and near the entry gate of the valley of flowers.|
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