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: 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.
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.