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FLORA IN THE VALLEY
Abies spectabilis
Aconitum Balfourii
Aconitun heterophyllum
Anemone Rivularis
Angelica Archangelica
Aquilegia Pubiflora
Arisaema Propinquum
Arisaema Tortuosum
Arnebia Benthamii
Betula Utilis
Bistorta Affinis
Bistorta Vivipara
Caltha Palustris
Campanula Latifolia
Codonopsis Virdis
Dactylorhiza Hatagirea
Epilobium Latifolium
Erigeron Multiradiatus
Gaultheria Trichophylla
Geranium Wallichianum
Hippophae Tibetana
Impatiens Sulcata
Ipomoea Perpurea
Megacarpaea Polyandra
Morina Longifola
Origanum Vulgare
Orobanche Alba
Oxyria Digyna
Paeonia Emodi
Pedicularis Bicornuta
Podophyllum Hexandrum
Primula Denticulata
Primula Macrophylla
Primula Reidii
Rheum Australe
Saussurea Costus
Saussurea Gossypiphora
Saussurea Obvallata
Saussuria Simpsoniana
Stachys sericea
Thermopsis Bicornuta
Thymus Linearis
Typhonium Diversifolium
Viola Biflora
 
Family Cruciferae(old) Brassicaceae(new)
Synonyms  
Genus Megacarpaea
 
Month
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Elevation Eastern Asia – Himalayas from Kashmir to C. Nepal.
Physical Property Perennial growing to 1.8m by 1m.It is hardy to zone 7. The flowers are hermaphrodite.The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and requires well-drained soilThe plant prefers acid, neutral and alkaline (basic) soils.It requires no shade,It requires moist soil.
Details The plant is eaten as a vegetable. The young shoots and leaves are eaten cooked. The root is used as a condiment.
Cultivation Requires a well-drained but deep rich soil that is dry in the summer and a position in full sun. Hardy to about -20°c. The flowers are normally hermaphrodite but are sometimes monoecious or reduced. Plants take many years to flower from seed and are possibly monocarpic.