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: Gelonium multiflorum Juss.
Tribal Name: Chasesii (Chakma), Fa Choin Da (Marma).
Description of the Plant:
A small resinous evergreen tree; often shrubby; branchlets marked with scars of stipular lines. Bark grayish white, tubercled, closely vertically fissured. Leaves elongate-elliptic, 15-18 cm long, entire, glabrous, pellucid-dotted. Flowers diocious, yellowish, apetalous in pedunculate corymbs. Fruit a globose capsule, obscurely 3-lobed, about, 2.5 cm across, yellow when ripe.
The bark is used for sore and stomach troubles in Khagrachari.
Multiflorenol, bauerenol and a new triterpene alcohol-epimultiflorenol has been isolated from the bark (Rastogi & Mehrotra, 1990).
Forests of Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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