Botanical name: Morina longifolia Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)
Himalayan Whorlflower is a beautiful evergreen perennial herb from the Himalayas. It adds charm to the Valley of Flowers, where it grows in abundance. The plant has flowering stems up to 1 m tall. Has linear, glossy, dark green leaves with sharp spines along the leaf margins. Bears tiered whorls of white flowers that turn pale pink and then rosy red after fertilisation. Himalayan Whorlflower is found in the Himalayas, from Kashmir to Bhutan, at altitudes of 3000-4000 m. Flowering: June-September.
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