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: C. undulaefolia Salisb.
An undershrub, 60-90 cm. high. Leaves 4 in a whorl, 10-15 cm long, rather thick, lanceolate, acute. Flowers numerous, in axillary, often long-pedunculate, quadrangular, narrow spikes, 7.5-15 cm long; corolla orange-yellow; tube 2 cm long, limb 3.8 cm across. Capsule 16 mm long, oblong, subacute.
The plant is claimed to have aphrodisiac properties.
Chittagong and Chittagong Hill tracts.