JASMINUM SCANDENS Vahl.

Family: Oleaceae

Tribal Name: Muichchaludi (Chakma); Kao Rong (Murong).

Description of the Plant:
A scandent shrub with drooping branches. Leaves opposite, 4-9 cm long, ovate to lanceolate, acuminate, entire, base rounded. Cymes subcapitate, pubescent, dense, often on short axillary branches. Flowers white, fragrant. Fruit about 8 mm long, ellipsoid.

JASMINUM SCANDENS
JASMINUM SCANDENS Vahl.


Using Information:
Roots are useful in the treatment of ringworm. Leaves are used for eye diseases in Khagrachari of Chittagong Hill Tracts (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
In the forests of Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.


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