PAEDERIA LANUGINOSA Wall.

Family: Rubiaceae

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.

Using Information:
Marma in Chittagong Hill Tracts apply leaf paste over boils to draw out pus (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.


PAEDERIA LANUGINOSA Wall.
PAEDERIA LANUGINOSA Wall.



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