RANDIA LONGIFLORA Lam.

Family: Rubiaceae

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.

Using information:
The bark is used in intermittent fever (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
In scrub forests of Sylhet and Chittagong.


RANDIA LONGIFLORA
RANDIA LONGIFLORA Lam.



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