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: Amoor, Latmi.
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.
The leaves are bruished and applied to reduce inflammation.
Occur in the tidal forests of Sundarbans, Teknaf and other coastal areas.