Botanical Name : Saussurea Obvallata (DC) Edgew.
Common Names : King of Himalayan flowers, Sacred Saussurea (English), Brahma Kamal (Hindi), Brahma Kamal (Sanskrit)
Flowering season – July – September
It is commonly known as night blooming cereus, queen of the night, as it’s beautiful Lotus like flowers bloom late night. In India it is treated as a sacred flower.