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.
Tribal name: Horoiludi (Chakma).
Description of the plant:
A climber or erect shrub, according to circumstances. Leaves imparipinnate, 25-38 cm long, leaflets 17-25, obtuse, 2.5-3.7 cm long. Flowers small purplish, in copious axillary panicles, with elongated racemose branches, shorter than the leaves. Pod up to 1 cm long, strap-shaped.
Roots and leaves are used in gonorrhoea and aphthae in Khagrachari (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and North Bengal.