Eremostachys superba

Eremostachys superba (Van Mooli)


Golden Himalayan Spike is a rare, threatened, handsome Himalayan plant. Root is thick, woody, vertical; collar woolly or scarcely so. Stems are simple, 40-80 cm, usually with a thin indumentum of simple hairs. Leaves are oblong to ovate in outline, simple and rounded toothed to pinnately cut with lobed to sawtoothed margins. Flowers are borne in 7-14 spikes. Flowers are 2.5-3.0 cm, yellow. Golden Himalayan Spike is found in Western Himalayas, Flowering: March-April.