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.
Synonyms: A. mollis Benth.
Tribal Name: Me-wa-pe (Marma).
A woody climber. Leaves 3-foliolate, coriaceous, shortly pilose, the end one 5-10 cm long, roundish-obovate, cuspidate. Flowers yellow, in 5-7.5 cm long lax racemes. Calyx 9 mm, finely grey-downy. Pods straight, 2.5-5 cm long, persistently grey-canescent.
Leaf boiled water is taken orally and also used as a bath for jaundice.
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.