An erect, glabrous, evergreen perennial shrub, the sarpagandha plant typically reaches a height of 60 cm. Rauwolfia Serpentina is the scientific name for sarpagandha.
This herb's roots are tuberous and have a cork that is a light brown hue.
This plant typically has three whorls of leaves, each of which is bright green above and light green below. The leaves' bases are narrow and tapering in shape. This plant has lengthy petioles.