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.
A leafless, yellow, twining parasitic annual. Stems very slender, closely twining, much branched, forming often a tangled mass. Flowers small, in fascicles or in shortly pedunculate cymes or racemes. Capsules minute subglobose.
Decoction of the plant is taken against pain in the chest.