Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh
Medicinal Plants Database of Bangladesh includes the authentic Taxonomic Information, Vernacular/Bangla Name, Tribal and English Name, Family, Description and Photograph of the Plants, Chemical Constituents, Uses and Distribution of the species in Bangladesh. MPBD also contain dictionary of Botanical and Pharmacological terms.
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Banga-gandina.
A herb with long cylindric bulbs. Leaves 4-5, basal, 16-30 cm long, erect, narrow-linear, flat. Flowers small, stellate, white, crowded on a hemispheric head, at the end of 30-45 cm long scape.
The seeds are given for the treatment of spermatorrhoea.
Leaves contains volatile oil, flavonoid, glycosides (Asolkar et al., 1992).
Srimongal of Moulvi Bazar (cultivated in homestead by the Khasia tribe).