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: Chotarata, Raunipoma; Pitraj (Chittagong); Rata (Sylhet).
Description of the plant:
A large evergreen tree with spreading crown. Leaves erect, pinnate, 40-50 cm long; leaflets 10-18, oblong, acuminate, very oblique, 10 cm long. Pannicle lax, axillary, shorter than the leaves, flowers small, greenish white.
The bark is used internally for pain in the stomach (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet.