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.
Annual herb, 30-60 cm high, simple or with a few ascending branches with short adpressed silky hairs. Leaves 5-8 cm long, but in the linear form 12-15 cm long, acute, glabrous, obscurely silky beneath. Flowers 2-12 in lax terminal racemes, and solitary from leafy nodes.
Calyx large, densely clothed with long brown silky hairs; corolla pale yellow, shorter than the calyx. Pod linear-oblong, sessile, glabrous, 1.2-2 cm long.
Plants are used in pain, convulsions, wounds, venereal sores, syphilis, carbuncle, haematuria, cholera, dysentery and spider-lick.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar.