Paraqulegia microphylla

Paraqulegia microphylla

Botanical name Paraquilegia microphylla
Family Ranunculaceae
Description and uses It is a densely tufted, cushion forming, and perennial, stemless herbs. Rootstock stout covered by rigid and old leaf remains. Leaves all basal, long petioled, 2-4pinnate; leaflets deeply 2-3-lobed. Sepals purplish to purplish red, rarely white, ovate to elliptic-ovate. The best season for flowering and fruiting is June-July and rare in glacial meadows Tirthan valley. It is commonly found at an altitudinal range of 3200-4200m.