UVARIA HAMILTONII Hook. f. & Thom.

Family: Anonaceae

Bengali/Vernacular Name: Latkan.

Tribal Name: Taipak (Tripura).

Description of the Plant:
A large woody scandent shrub. Leaves 10-20 cm long, elliptic-oblong or obovate, acute or acuminate. Flowers axillary, solitary or 2-3 together, reddish, 2.3 cm diam. Capsules 9-18 mm long and about 8 mm diam., numerous, scarlet, slightly torulose, on slender stalks.

Using Information:
Fresh bark extract is given to drink for 3-4 times in diarrhoea by Tripuras.

Distribution:
Rare in the forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar.


UVARIA HAMILTONII
UVARIA HAMILTONII Hook. f. & Thom.



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