BUETTNERIA PILOSA Roxb.

Family: Sterculiaceae

Bengali/vernacular name: Harjora.
Tribal name: Salam Vra (Marma), Chaala ludhi (Tanchangya).

Description of the plant:
BUETTNERIA PILOSA Roxb. is a large woody climber with grooved, strigose, branchlets. Leaves 10 cm, long, suborbicular, palmately 3-lobed, pilose on both surfaces. Flowers minute campanulate, in a lax much branched inflorescence. Capsule globose, size of a large chery, studded with subulate barbed prickles.


Buettneria Pilosa
BUETTNERIA PILOSA Roxb.


Using information:
The plant is used in the treatment of fractured bones. For this purpose paste of the tendrillar stem with leaves are tied round the limbs.

Distribution:
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet, Srimongal, Gajni (Sherpur) and Habiganj.