Family: Vitaceae

Synonyms: Cissus pentagona Roxb.

Bengali/Vernacular Name: Sona-tola.

Description of the Plant:
A large woody climber; stem 5-angled. Leaves 7.6-10 cm long, ovate or cordate-ovate, acuminate, serrulate, glabrous. Cymes on long peduncles. Flowers very small, yellowish.

Using information:
The roots of this plant in combination with other plants are used for the treatment of filaria by the tribal in Chittagong Hill Tracts.

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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Retutn from VITIS PENTAGONA to Medicinal Plants: Part U-V