Botanical name: Stellera chamaejasme Family: Thymelaeaceae (Daphne family)
Synonyms: Stellera rosea, Stellera himalayensis, Stellera concinna
Himalayan Stellera is a perennial herb of dry Tibetan borderlands. with many herbacious, leafy stems, up to a foot tall, arising from a thick rhizome. Leaves are elliptic-lanceshaped, long-pointed, numerous, overlapping, up to 2 cm long. Flowers are white with pinkish tube, very fragrant, in domed clusters at top of the stems. Receptacle tube is up to 1.5 cm long, with 5 short oblong sepals. Himalayan Stellera is found in the Himalayas, from Uttarakhand to China, at altitudes of 2700-4300 m. Flowering: May-July.
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