ARDISIA PANICULATA Roxb.

Family: Myrsinaceae

Tribal Name: Nagal-sum-bom, Sickra Paw (Marma).

Description of the Plant:

An evergreen shrub, up to 2 m tall, branches more or less compressed. Leaves up to 9 cm long, obovate-lanceolate, shortly acute, tapering nearly to the base. Panicle large, 15-25 cm long, compound, branches more or les flattened. Flower buds red rose; calyx lobes small, round. Berry small, globose.

Actions and Uses:

Roots, young twigs, stem and barks are used for dysentery.

Distribution:

In evergreen forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Sylhet.

ARDISIA PANICULATA Roxb.
ARDISIA PANICULATA Roxb.