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: Eugenia fruticosa Roxb.
Tribal Name: Sabri, Ta Sabbri (Marma).
Description of the Plant:
A small to medium-sized, much branched, evergreen tree. Leaves elliptic-oblong, 5-13 cm long, gradually acuminate, base narrowed to a short petiole, lateral veins closely parallel. Flowers white, small in much branched trichotomous cymes from the scars of fallen leaves. Fruit a globose berry, the size of a pea, black or purple when ripe.
Juice of the tender leaves with rice water is taken in blood dysentery.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tract, Cox’s Bazar, Comilla, Dinajpur, Gazipur, Tangail and Sundarbans. Occur in the forests outskirts and village shrubberies.
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