Satyrium aceras Schltr.
Satyrium albiflorum A.Rich.
Satyrium ciliatum Lindl.
Satyrium henryi Schltr.
Satyrium mairei Schltr.
Satyrium neilgherrensis Fyson
Satyrium pallidum A.Rich.
Satyrium perrottetianum A.Rich.
Satyrium setchuenicum Kraenzl.
Satyrium tenii Schltr.
Satyrium tschangii Schltr.
Satyrium wightianum Lindl.
Satyrium nepalense is a perennial plant growing from a tuberous rootstock; it forms a basal rosette of leaves with flowering stems 50 - 75cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine. It is grown as an ornamental.
E. Asia - Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, southern China, Myanmar, Thailand
Forests, open forests, grassy slopes and alpine slopes; at elevations from 1,000 - 4,200 metres[
]. Cool, open grasslands[
|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
In Nepal this species is found in evergreen broadleaved forests, where the the rainfall is monsoonal, falling mainly from mid June to mid September. The climate of these forests ranges from sub-tropical to warm temperate at higher elevations, winters are warm to mild and frosts are generally few[
Requires a sunny position[
Tubers are used as a tonic and to treat diarrhoea & malaria[