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: Wa ma (Marma.)
Description of the Plant:
A large foetid, climber. Leaves 10-15 cm long, opposite, long-petioled, broadly ovate-cordate, acuminate, scaberulous above, wooly beneath. Panicle short, stout, scurfily tomentose. Corolla 18 mm long, funnel-shaped, pink, wooly within. Fruit about 20 mm long, compressed ellipsoid with erect calyx teeth.
Marma in Chittagong Hill Tracts apply leaf paste over boils to draw out pus (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.