Some peculiar structures at the petiolar region of Bergenia species are described. Presence of hood
like structure at petiole region is one of the chief diagnostic characters in all the three species of Bergenia i.e., Bergenia ciliata (Haw.) Sternb., B. ligulata (Wall.) Engl. L., B. stracheyi (Hook. F. & Thoms) Engl. found in Western Himalaya. [Nature and Science 2010;8(6):1-4]. (ISSN: 1545-0740).