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Begonia sp.

Group: Dicot
Family: Begoniaceae - Begonia family
Growth Habit: Herb
Duration: Annual

Tribal Name: Koichaichum (Murang).

Description of the Plant:

A small herb. Stem purple, hairy. Leaves unequal-sided, entire, white and purple spotted on upper surface. (no fertile specimen was found).

Begonia sp.

Begonia sp.

Mode of Uses:

A paste of the leaves is taken to treat kidney disease (Murang).

Distribution:

Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Sylhet, in shady moist places.


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