White flowers found in Valley of Flowers

Saussurea gossypiphora, Fini Kamal, Fen Kamal

saussurea-gossypiphora, Phen Kamal, Pheni kamal
saussurea-gossypiphora, Phen Kamal, Pheni kamal
Botanical NameSaussurea gossypiphora
English NameSaussurea gossypiphora
Local NamePhen Kamal, Pheni Kamal, Kapasi.
Flowering timeJune to September.
Where will you find it in Valley of flowers You will find it only at Hemkund Shahib Lake . This picture was clicked on 6th September, 2012 at Hemkund Shahib Lake . You will not find this flower at Valley of Flowers
Other flowers of the family\"Saussurea Saussurea Obvallata \"saussurea Saussurea Simpsoniana
Other InformationPlant is considered as sacred. It is near threatened. The term Gossypi means cotton and Phora means bearing, referring to the cottony nature of the flower.

Geranium-robertianum, Herb Robert, Red Robin

Geranium-robertianum, Herb Robert, Red Robin,
Geranium-robertianum, Herb Robert, Red Robin,
Family nameGeraniaceae (Geranium Family)
Botanical NameGeranium-robertianum
English NameHerb Robert, Red Robin
Local NameRatanjot, Kaphlya, Laljar
Flowering timeJuly to July
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou will not find it easily in Valley of flowers. In fact the picture above was taken on second September on the way from Govind Ghat to Ghangaria
Other InformationThe whole plant is used in the treatment of toothache. The plant has anti-diabetic and diuretic properties.

Viola Pilosa

viola-pilosa
viola-pilosa
Family nameViolaceae (Violet Family)
Botanical NameViola Pilosa
English NameViola Pilosa
Local NameThungtu, Banfsha
Flowering timeMay to July
Where will you find it in Valley of flowersYou can find Viola Pilosa near the entry point of valley of flowers just before entring the gate. This picture was taken in last week of May 2012 near the entry gate of Valley of flowers.
Other InformationThe whole plant is used in treating fevers.Syrup prepared from flowers is used for treating infantile disorders. Roots are employed in treating fevers.

Ainsliaea Aptera, Whorl Flower, Karu-Bhuti, Khad-Jhari

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Ainsliaea-aptera
Family nameAsteraceae (Aster or Sun Flower Family)
Botanical NameAinsliaea
English NameWhorl Flower
Local NameKaru-Bhuti, Khad-Jhari
Flowering timeJune to July
Where will you find it in Valley of flowers
You can find it in deep forest area at the start of the trek. First two kilometers inside the deep, humid and cold forest. This picture was taken in first week of June, 2012.
Other InformationWingless Ainsliaea is a small perennial herb which attracts attention by its dry-looking slender sprigs of frilly looking white flowers. Roots are used in alleviating fever, stomachache and urinary diseases.

Allium Humile

Allium Humile
Allium Humile
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Anaphalis Triplinervis, Bugla, Buglya, Bukki

Anaphalis triplinervis
Anaphalis triplinervis
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Anemone Tetrasepala, Four Sepalled Anemone

Anemone Tetrasepala
Anemone Tetrasepala
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Roscoea Purpurea

Roscoea Purpurea
Roscoea Purpurea
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Spiraea Canescens, Jhair-Mairala, Kathmantiyal

Spiraea Canescens
Spiraea Canescens
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Impatiens Devendrae

Impatiens Devendrae
Impatiens Devendrae
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Jancus Thomsonii

Jancus Thomsonii
Jancus Thomsonii
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Leontopodium Brachyactis, Lion Foot

Leontopodium Brachyactis
Leontopodium Brachyactis
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Parnassia Nubicola, Phutkya

Parnassia Nubicola
Parnassia Nubicola
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Prenanthes Brunoniana, Nimula

Prenanthes Brunoniana
Prenanthes Brunoniana
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Primula Reidii

Primula Reidii
Primula Reidii
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Trichosanthes Tricuspindata, Indrayan

Trichosanthes Tricuspindata
Trichosanthes Tricuspindata
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Halenia Elliptica, Spurred Gentian, Hasela

Halenia Elliptica
Halenia Elliptica
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Polygonum Polystachyum, Himalayan Knotweed, Ama-Haldu, Durfi

Himalayan knotweed
Himalayan knotweed
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