Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Week: Campanulaceae :: Cyananthus lobatus at Hampta Pass:
Got this flower at the altitude of approx. 12000ft en route “Hampta Pass (Himachal Pradesh)”.
Bot. name: Cyananthus lobatus


Cyananthus lobatus (Trailing Bellflower)

Place : Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarakhand

Date : 14.08.2012


VoF Week :: DV :: 02 AUG 12 – 1119 :: withered-flower herb at Valley of Flowers:
2 AUG 12

Valley of Flowersabout 11000 – 12000 ft
Habitat: sloping meadow
Habit: small herb, about 40 – 50 cm high, flower: about 2.5 – 3 cm across

This should be Cyananthus lobatus….



VoF Week: Cynanthus lobatus from Valley:
Cynanthus lobatus from Valley


VOF Week: Cyanathus lobatus from the valley:
This one was shot from valleyCyananthus lobatus… I hope id is right..

Great set of photographs


VoF Week: Cyananthus lobatus:
Here is the photograph of Cyananthus lobatus from the Valley of Flowers.


VOF Week: Cyananthus sp- C2 at VoF:
Cyananthus sp- C2 (Family:Campanulaceae ) at VoF.

I think same Cyananthus lobatus


Cyananthus lobatus from Uttarakhand : 3 images. 7 posts by 5 authors.
Cyananthus lobatus (Campanulaceae) is a common alpine herb blooming in late monsoon season. Flora profusion is spectacular with numerous flowers oriented in same direction in alpine meadows.
Photographed in Nilkanth valley near Badrinath, Uttarakhand.

Very beautiful …, lucky to have seen this in Valley of Flowers.. thanks for showing a vertical section too..


Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Fortnight: Campanulaceae :Cyananthus lobatus at VoF : PKA34 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).
Cyananthus lobatus at VoF  (Family: Campanulaceae).

Got this flower at the altitude of approx. 12000ft  en route  “Hampta Pass (Himachal Pradesh)”.
Bot. name: Cyananthus lobatus

Campanulaceae & Gentianaceae Fortnight: Cyananthus lobatus from Himachal : GSG-06: 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
Cyananthus lobatus from GHNP (Dist. Kullu).. alt… 3000 m asl alpine meadows..

Excellent clicks, thanks …


A beautiful plant from a very beautiful place…
Cyanathus lobatus from Valley of Flowers..

Beautiful photographs of Cyanathus lobatus

Yes a common but beautiful flowersin alpine zones of Uttarakhand.


Cyananthus lobatus ABSEP2016/06 : 3 posts by 3 authors. 5 images.
I spotted the first flowers (very glossy, reflecting purple and blue) just above 3200m and continued to see them for another 100m up or so. I did not spot any at 3400m but they may have been there on the slopes invisible to me. Please validate.
Cyananthus lobatusTrailing Bellflower
Above Ilaqa, HP, 3200-3300m, 03-04 September 2016

Yes, nice images.

Wild herb from Tungnath : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Wild herb from open grass land Tungnath

Again Cyananthus sp.
Leaves/habit pics required for further comments.. 

Pl. also check comparative images at genus page in efi site.

Thanks, …, for the initial id.
I think appears closer to images atCyananthus lobatus Wall. ex Benth.as per comparative images at Cyananthus

Yes, C. lobatus.

12000ft  en route  “Hampta Pass (Himachal Pradesh)”- Sept’10?; on 13/8/10 during the trek from Ghangaria (around 11,000 ft.) to Hemkunt Sahib (around 14000 ft.);

Flora of Uttarakhand- Herb50B for Id- JM – efloraofindia | Google Groups
Cyananthus lobatus – efloraofindia | Google Groups


unknown blue high alpine flower : 4 posts by 3 authors. 1 image.

near Pikey peak; mid east Nepal 3500m
sessile blue flower with hairy calyx
If someone can help me with the species I would be very happy

Pl. check comaparative images at

It should be Cyananthus lobatus

Thanks, … I posted a wrong link.

Thanks a lot!
I found good corresponding photos under the link


Cyananthus lobatus Wall. ex Benth.: 7 very high res. images.

Location: Rara, Nepal
Altitude:  2900m.
Date: 20 August 2021 
Habit : Wild