Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) H. Gross (syn: Polygonum nepalense Meisn.; P. alatum Buch.-Ham.) from Kashmir, common in wet areas, in meadows, forest slopes and lawns. Photographed from Avantipore on June 20, 2010.
English: Nepal Persicaria
Hindi: Kangany, Machan-pilu
Punjab: Sat balon
Leaves applied to swellings.
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