Captivating Floral diversity of Valley of Flowers


Though we saw huge number of species and photographed most of them, we are displaying only a few. For want of retaining the length of this picture essay we decided to post the pictures and display the names alone . We find www.flowersofindia.net very useful for searching details about Indian flora and is by far the best online database for Indian wildflowers. 


Showy Inula – Inula orientalis 

Showy Inula - Inula orientalis


Eyebright-Euphrasia himalayica

Eyebright-Euphrasia himalayica


River beauty-Epilobium latifolium

River beauty-Epilobium latifolium


Small leaved trailing bell flower-Cyananthus microphyllus


Small leaved trailing bell flower-Cyananthus microphyllus


Himalayan Monkshood-Aconitum heterophyllum

Himalayan Monkshood-Aconitum heterophyllum


Bladder campion-Silene vulgaris

bladder campion-Silene vulgaris


Tube Lousewort – Pedicularis siphonantha

Tube Lousewort - Pedicularis siphonantha


Brahma kamal – Saussurea obvallata

brahma kamal - Saussurea obvallata


Hill geranium – Geranium collinum 


Himalayan fleece flower – Polygonum affine


Violet dandelion – Lactuca macrorhiza 


Fuzzy himalayan mint – Elsholtzia eriostachya 


Himalayan daisy – Cremanthodium arnicoides


Horned Lousewort – Pedicularis bicornuta 


Chinese Lady’s-Tresses – Spiranthes sinensis


Edelweiss – Leontopodium jacotianum


Mary Legge’s Balsam – Impatiens leggei


Moorcroft saxifrage – Saxifraga moorcroftiana


Snow Cinquefoil – Potentilla nivea


Not a flower ! But the leaves themselves are beautiful !


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