HOMALONEMA AROMATICA Schott.

Family: Araceae

Bengali/Vernacular Name: Kuchu gundubi.

Tribal Name: La Bang (Murong).

Description of the Plant:
Herbs, stem short. Leaves radical, long-petioled, 30 cm long, shape between cordate and sagitate, acuminate. Flowers many together from the axils and centre of the leaves. Spathe subcylindric, rather obtuse. Spadix subcylindric, obtuse, equaling or rather longer than the spathe; the upper two-thirds covered with many-celled anthers, the lower third with the ovaries. Berries oblong.

Using Information:
Roots are aromatic, stimulant; useful in influenza (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Chemical Constituents:
Rhizomes yield essential oil, which have different chemical constituents with diversified physicochemical characteristics (Asolkar et al., 1992).

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


HOMALONEMA AROMATICA
HOMALONEMA AROMATICA Schott.



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