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