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 elongata (Roxb.) Wall.
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Dhemna, Chemna.
Tribal Name: Warongkheya (Marma).
A very large climber with simple tendrils. Leaves 12-17.5 cm long, elliptic-lanceolate, serrate. Flowers minute in a di-trichotomous cymes. Fruit small, elliptic, smooth, black.
The plant is cooked as vegetable by Marmas and given as a remedy in jaundice.
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.