IMM - Flora and Fauna: photo 6
Photo 6 of 49 in Gallery: IMM - Flora and Fauna
Image title: Loth Salla (Taxus wallichiana)
Loth Salla (लोठ सल्ला) in Nepali refers to the plant Taxus wallichiana or “Himalayan Marsh Orchid” from the Taxaceae or “yew family”. It is is mentioned as one of the “Protected plants of Nepal”. The photo also depicts the twig (हांगा, hanga/hāṃgā) and seed (विउ, viu).
The word Loth can also be transliterated as Loṭh, Loṭha or Lotha.
The word Salla can also be transliterated Sallā.
Together, the words can be transliterated as: Loṭhsallā, Lothsalla, Loṭhasallā or Lothasalla.
The photo also mentions Talispatra (तालिसपत्र), also transliterated as: Tālispatra, Tālisapatra or Talisapatra.
The museum exhibitions in this gallery are from the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. They belong to the category “Flora and Fauna Section” (vanaspati tatha jivjantu shakha).