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.
Cyanotis axillaris R. & S. f
Commelina axillaris L.
A diffusely branched, small annual herb, 15-45 cm long; branches suberect and creeping. Leaves sessile, 5-16 cm long, narrowly linear or linear-lanceolate. Flowers violet-blue in axillary fascicles, enclosed in ochrea.
The plant is used externally in cases of ascites and as a useful remedy in tympanites.
All over Bangladesh in fallow lands.