Types And Uses Of Flowers Of The Margalla Hills National Park
Scientific name: Duchesnea indica
Perenial prosrate herb. Leaves in a group of 3 Flowers
single, 5-lobed. Fruit red strawberry like, up to 1 cm long.
Flowers from March – May.
Indian Sorrel / Khatti booti
Scientific name: Oxalis cornculata
Annual or perennial creeping herb 5-10 cm tall. Leaves in
group of 3, heart-shaped. Flowers 5-lobed. Fruit capsular.
Flowers from March – December.
Uses: medicinal, leaves are eaten both raw and cooked.
Scientific name: Convolvulus prostatus
Prostrate perennial herb with a woody base
and wavy branches. Leaves stalkless, narrow
and densely hairy.
Flowers from March – April.