Botanical name: Codonopsis convolvulacea Family: Campanulaceae (Bell flower family)
Twining Bonnet Bellflower is a perennial herb, usually found climbing on small shrubs and tall herbaceous plants. Flowers are blue, sometimes with a reddish ring in the center, 4-5 cm across. They are broadly bell-shaped with large narrow-ovate pointed spreading petals. There are 5 triangular pointed sepals. Leaves are ovate to broadly lanceshaped, entire or shallowly toothed, stalked. Capsule is top-shaped. Twining Bonnet Bellflower is found in the Himalayas, from W Nepal to W China, at altitudes of 2400-3600 m. Flowering: August-September.
Identification credit: Jaya Upadhyay
The flower labeled Twining Bonnet Bellflower is ...