TORENIA ASIATICA L.

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Description of the plant:
A creeping herb, with many long stragling, spreading or erect branches, rooting at nodes. Leaves 2-3.2 cm, ovate-lanceolate, rounded at base but tapering on the petiole, acute serrate. Flowers solitary; calyx about 2 cm, 5-ribbed, slightly winged; corolla-tube 2.5 cm, limb nearly 2.5 cm diam. Capsule as long as calyx.

Using Information:
The juice of the leaves is considered in Malabar Coast as a cure for gonorrhoea.

Distribution:
Chittagong.


TORENIA ASIATICA
TORENIA ASIATICA L.



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