Family: Mimosaceae

Tribal name: Lopatho (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:
A small to medium-sized, evergreen tree; young shoots and inflorescence rusty pubescent, branchlets sharply angled. Leaves bi- and paripinnate, lower leaflets much smaller and oblique than the upper pairs; the terminal leaflets 7-12 cm and the lowest ones about 2.5 cm long. Flowers whitish or yellowish in peduncled umbellate corymbs. Fruit a pod, 18-20 cm long, spirally twisted.

Using information:
Bark of the plant is used for the treatment of joint pain (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet, usually growing in moist places by the side of streams.

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