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.
Synonyms: Reinwardtia trigyna (Roxb.) Plan.
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Basant.
Description of the plant:
A tufted subgregarious undershrub, 0.6-0.9 m high, branches erect or prostrate and rooting. Leaves 2.5-10 cm long, elliptic-lanceolate or oblanceolate, mucronate. Flowers mostly solitary and axillary, yellow, showy, about 3.8 cm across. Capsule globose, the size of a pea.
The plants are used for the treatment of paralysis. Crushed leaves and stems are applied to wounds infested with maggots (Yusuf et al. 2009).
Chittagong (Chandranath hill, Sitakunda).
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