LYGODIUM MICROPHYLLUM (Cau.) R. Br.

Family: Lygodiaceae

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.


LYGODIUM MICROPHYLLUM
LYGODIUM MICROPHYLLUM (Cau.) R. Br.


Using Information:
The decoction of the leaves is given in dysentery. Pounded leaves are applied in skin diseases and swellings to cure (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Chittagong and North Bengal.


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