IMM - Flora and Fauna: photo 12
Photo 12 of 49 in Gallery: IMM - Flora and Fauna
Image title: Sugandawala (Valeriana wallichii)
Sugandawala (सुगन्धवाला) in Nepali refers to the plant Valeriana wallichii or “Indian valerian” from the Valerianaceae or “valerian family”. It is is mentioned as one of the “Protected plants of Nepal”. The photo also depicts a Rhizome (कन्द, kand/kanda).
The word Sugandawala can also be transliterated as Sugandawālā, Sugandavālā or Sugandavala.
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).