Synonym(s) : Thalictrum cysticarpum Wall.; Thalictrum viviparum Stocks ex Lecoy.
Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Thalictrum chelidonii DC.
Common name : Himalayan Meadow Rue
Vernacular name : Daampaate (Nepali)
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Forests, shrubberies
Key identification features : A slender perennial to 3 m, with few relatively large lilac or mauve flowers 1-2 cm across in branched hairless clusters. Petals 4, elliptic blunt. Leaves large compound, with numerous rounded-heart-shaped lobed or toothed leaflets 2-3 cm, pale beneath; stems usually much branched. Achenes to 1 cm, long-stalked, flattened, net-veined.
Flower, Fruit : July-September
Himachal Pradesh : Kullu district
Native : East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya
Exotic/Native : Native
Literature : Oleg P & Adam S (1984). Flowers of Himalaya. Oxford University Press: 53