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Antidesma khasianum Hooker, f.

Group: Dicot
Family: Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family
Growth Habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial

Tribal Name: Baro vongor (Tanchangya).

Description of the Plant:

A medium sized tree. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate or linear lanceolate. Flowers minute. Inflorescence raceme, hairy.

Mode of Uses:

A leaf extract is taken, and paste of leaves applied to the whole body, for the treatment of hysteria (Tanchangya).

Antidesma khasianum Hooker, f.

Antidesma khasianum Hooker, f.

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Sylhet and Cox’s Bazar.

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