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: Pondal (Dinajpur, Santal).
Description of the Plant:
A small unarmed evergreen tree about 12 m high; branchlets opposite, quadrangular. Leaves in two opposite vertical rows, elliptic-oblong, 10-18 cm long. Flowers 1 cm long, white or yellowish, in leaf-opposed, subsessile, much-branched cymes, 6.3 cm wide. Fruit a berry, about 7 mm long, ovoid or globose.
In Indo-China the bark is given in the so-called “forest fever”. In Cambodia, the wood is prescribed in the treatment of paludism. (Yusuf et al. 2009).
In deciduous and evergreen forests of Sylhet and Dinajpur.
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