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: Z. sulcata Lindl., Z. bracteata Weight., Z. robusta Weight
Bengali/Vernacular Name: Shwet-huli.
Description of the Plant:
An erect, terrestrial, grassy, succulent herb, 5-25 cm high. Leaves 2.5-5 cm long, linear, acuminate, clasping. Flower in densely-flowered terminal racemes, 1.3-5 cm long; sepals unequal, greenish white, dorsal sepal longest, 5 mm long; petals greenish white, slightly shorter than the dorsal sepal; lip 3 mm long, hammer-headed, yellow.
The tubers are used as salep.
Chittagong in fallow lands.
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