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: 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.
Roots are useful in the treatment of ringworm. Leaves are used for eye diseases in Khagrachari of Chittagong Hill Tracts (Yusuf et al. 2009).
In the forests of Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.