BLUMEA CLERKEI Hook. f.

Family: Asteraceae
Tribal name: Monchoytta, Tora gaas (Chakma).

Description of the plant:
BLUMEA CLERKEI Hook. f. is an erect herb with simple, elongated, flexuous, pubescent or tomentose stem. Leaves sessile or subsessile, 5-7.6 cm long, obovate or oblanceolate, acuminate, toothed, pubescent or villous beneath. Heads 12-16 mm across, yellow, sessile or peduncled in axillary clusters, forming very narrow, elongate panicles.


Blumea Clarkei
BLUMEA CLERKEI Hook. f.


Using information:
The Chakmas prepare pills from the leaf paste for the treatment of jaundice, which are given thrice daily.

Distribution:
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts.