Botanical name: Scrophularia himalensis Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)
Synonyms: Scrophularia himalayensis
Himalayan Figwort is an obtusely angled robust herb with ovate-lanceolate to ovate-cordate leaves without appendages on stalks. Flowers are borne in few flowered cymes forming a loose panicle about 10 cm broad. Sepals are blunt-rounded, rough-margined, shorter than the seed-pods. Flowers are green, 4-5 mm long, upper lobes longer than others. Fertile stamens are much protruded from flowers. Seed-pods are globose, style 6-9 mm long. Common in Kashmir usually at altitudes of 1500-4000 m. Flowering: June-August.
Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh
The flower labeled Himalayan Figwort is ...