HEPTAPLEURUM HYPOLEUCUM Kurz.

Family: Araliaceae

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.

Using Information:
Both stem and leaf extract is taken frequently by the Chakmas for the cure of diarrhoea (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Scanty in the forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.


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