FLOSCOPA SCANDENS Lour.

Family: Commelinaceae

Tribal name: Khara Gaith (Tanchangya).

Description of the plant:
A perennial herb with fleshy, pubescent, erect or decumbent stem, 15-30 cm long. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, acute, edges ciliate. Flowers small, pink, in large, dense, 2.5-7.5 cm long, viscid hairy panicle.

Using information:
Juice of the stem is used in sore eyes. The plant is used as an application for fractured bones (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar, Dhaka, Tangail, Rangpur, Sherpur, Moulvi Bazar, Barisal, on the stream bank.


FLOSCOPA SCANDENS
FLOSCOPA SCANDENS Lour.



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