AMOORA CUCULATA Roxb.

Family: Meliaceae

Bengali/Vernacular Name: Amoor, Latmi.

Description of the Plant:

A small to medium-sized evergreen, tree with numerous root suckers into the mud. Leaves imparipinnate, 16- 40.5 cm long; leaflets 3-13, obliquely ovate-oblong, obtuse. Male flowers very small in axillary lepidote panicles about equaling the leaves. Female or bisexual flowers little larger, in few-flowered supra axillary racemes about 5 cm long. Fruit depressed globose, 5.2 cm diam.

Actions and Uses:

The leaves are bruished and applied to reduce inflammation.

Distribution:

Occur in the tidal forests of Sundarbans, Teknaf and other coastal areas.

AMOORA CUCULATA Roxb.
AMOORA CUCULATA Roxb.

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