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.
Description of the plant:
A large thorny, scrambling shrub, with recurved axillary thorns. Leaves opposite, 5-15 cm long, ovate-elliptic or oblong, entire. Cymes terminal, falsely axillary on short reduced lateral branches, umbellate. Flowers white; tube 2.5 cm long, slender, lobes lanceolate, acute, 1.3 cm long. Fruit a berry up to 1.5 cm long, globose or ovoid, ribbed.
The bark is used in intermittent fever (Yusuf et al. 2009).
In scrub forests of Sylhet and Chittagong.
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