West-Himalayan Figwort
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West-Himalayan Figwort
ative Photo: Thingnam Girija
Common name: West-Himalayan Figwort
Botanical name: Scrophularia edgeworthii    Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

West-Himalayan Figwort is closely similar to the Himalayan Figwort, the main difference being that the stamens protrude out in Himalayan Figwort whereas they remain inside the flower in West-Himalayan Figwort. Leaves are ovate, single or double-toothed. Flowers are borne in wide panicle at the top of the stem. West-Himalayan Figwort is found in Western Himalayas.

Identification credit: Gurcharan Singh Photographed in Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand.

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