Viola biflora

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.

English Name

Yellow violet

Local Name

Banfsa, Dundibirali, Vanafsa



Flowering time

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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Viola biflora
Viola biflora
Viola biflora
Viola biflora

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