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.
Stems branched, slender, 30 cm long. Leaves 6-17 cm long, subterminal, ovate-lanceolate acuminate. Flowers blue in spathes, shortly peduncled, ovate-cordate, 2 cm long. Capsule 5 mm, subglobose.
The plant is used in menorrhagia. Root is applied to sores.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Dhaka, Sylhet, Sunamganj in fallow lands.