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.
Bengali/vernacular name: Surjasishir, Mukhijali.
Description of the plant:
A small stemless herb. Leaves 6-16 cm long, all radical, forming a close rosette on the ground, spathulate-cuneate, upper surface clothed with numerous gland-tipped tentacles, longest at the margins. Scape 1-3, erect, 5-20 cm long, from the axils of inner leaves. Flowers small, in secund racemes, occupying the upper forth of the scape only.
The plant is a powerful rubefacient (Yusuf et al. 2009).
In most of the districts in moist fallow lands.