DYSOXYLUM HAMILTONII Hiern.

Guarea alliaria Ham.
Family: Meliaceae

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.

Using information:
The bark is used internally for pain in the stomach (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet.