COMMELINA SUFFRUTICOSA Bl.

Family: Commelinaceae

Description of the Plant

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.

COMMELINA SUFFRUTICOSA Bl.
COMMELINA SUFFRUTICOSA Bl.

Using Information

The plant is used in menorrhagia. Root is applied to sores.

Distribution

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Dhaka, Sylhet, Sunamganj in fallow lands.


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