ROUREA COMMUTATA Planch.

Family: Connaraceae

Tribal name: Anone-lou-chari, Hurng-mung (Marma.).

Description of the plant:
A large glabrous, evergreen, scandent shrub. Leaves imparipinnate 20-30 cm long; leaflets 5-9, ovate, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, caudate-acuminate, shining, 7.5-17 cm long. Flowers white, small, in much branched axillary panicles, 5-10 cm long. Fruit a folicle, about 2.5 cm long, sessile, falcate, tapering.

Using information:
Poultice of warm leaves is used for tender skin inflammation in babies; root juice stops excess menstrual bleeding; leaf decoction is used for washing sores and its powder for healing. (Yusuf et al. 2009).

Distribution:
Scrub and evergreen forests of Sylhet and Chittagong Hill Tracts.


ROUREA COMMUTATA
ROUREA COMMUTATA Planch.



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