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: Vitis assamica Lawson
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Amasha lata.
Tribal Name: Sarba amila (Chakma).
A large woody climber with angular stems bearing reddish spots. Leaves roundly cordate or orbicular, cuspidate or suddenly and shortly acuminate, bristly serrate with recurved margins. Flowers minute in slender cymes. Fruit turbinate, size of a pea, black.
The root extract is used for the treatment of hysteria. Stem is given for dysentery in Khagrachari.
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.