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: Mew Ma Klai (Marma).
Description of the Plant:
A slender, graceful climbing fern. Fronds simply pinnate, pinnules petioled, 3-4 on each side of the zigzag rachis, with a terminal one which is more or less lobed, barren pinnae ovate-oblong, blunt, the margin subentire or rarely somewhat lobed, the base rounded or cordate, fertile ones short, deltoid, with generally a very rounded apex, and a square base and lobed round the margin.
The decoction of the leaves is given in dysentery. Pounded leaves are applied in skin diseases and swellings to cure (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Chittagong and North Bengal.