Herbs & Plants

Doronicum falconeri

Botanical Name:Doronicum falconeri
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Asterales
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Doronicum

Common Names: Leopard’s Bane.

Habitat: Doronicum falconeri is native to E. Asia – Himalayas from Pakistan to Himachel Pradesh. It grows on alpine slopes and rocks, 3300 – 4000 metres.

Doronicum falconeri is a herbeculas perennial plant growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in).
It is in flower in May. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.


Edible Uses: Not known to us.

Medicinal Uses: The root is an aromatic tonic. It is said to be useful in the treatment of nervous depression.

Other Uses: Beautiful flowers growin butifing flower garden.

Disclaimer : The information presented herein is intended for educational purposes only. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplement, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.


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