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.
Tribal name: Jharobbo hogoeya (Chakma.).
Description of the Plant:
A small unarmed tree. Leaflets 10-20 cm long, polymorphous, oblong or ovate, acute, entire, serrulate or lobed or irregularly pinnatifid, with scattered lax, slellate, wooly hairs beneath, deciduous, leaving a glaucous surface. Panicles 30-38 cm long, lower branches often elongate with several umbels, stellatey woolly.
Both stem and leaf extract is taken frequently by the Chakmas for the cure of diarrhoea (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Scanty in the forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.