EURYA ACUMINATA DC.

Family: Theaceae

Bengali/vernacular name: Sagoler bori (Sylhet).
Tribal name: Monraicchia (Chakma).

Description of the plant:
A shrub up to 3.5 m high. Leaves 5-7.6 cm long, narrowly oblong-elliptic, serrulate, attenuate-acuminate. Flowers small, dioecious, white, solitary or few together. Fruit a capsule, 1.5-2 cm across.


EURYA ACUMINATA
EURYA ACUMINATA DC.


Using information:
Leaves and fruits are stomachic. The fresh root extract is given as a drink by Chakmas as a remedy for diarrhoea in Rangamati (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Evergreen forests of Sylhet aand Chittagong.