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Oxyria digyna (L.) Hill,Hort.

Polygonaceae.
Local Name:
Khata pat.
Synonym:
Habit and Habitat:
A low growing tufted herb up to 30cm tall,found in sub-alpine and alpine zones.
Taxonomic Features:
Stem grooved.Leaves simple,kidney-shaped,long stalked,more or less fleshy.Flower greenish.Perianth segments pinkish-white,reflexed. Fruit an achene,winged,4-5mm broad,apex notched,pink- reddish.
Flowering and Fruiting:
May-August.
Harvesting Time:
June-September.
Medicinal Value:
Local people use juice in jaundice, thirst problem, decoction is useful in constipation, stomach and liver disorders.
Part Used:
Whole plant.
Occurrence:
Uncommon.
Future Perspective:
Conservation, Cultivation, Herbal Pharmacy.
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