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.
Tribal Name: Nagal-sum-bom, Sickra Paw (Marma).
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.
Roots, young twigs, stem and barks are used for dysentery.
In evergreen forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Sylhet.