Family: Convolvulaceae - Morning-glory family
Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Chikon gandhobhaduli (Tanchangya)
A twiner. Stems densely reddish-brown, tomentose. Leaves ovate, broadly cordate. Flowers in axillary cymes, sometimes solitary, white.
The root extract is taken to treat rheumatism (Tanchangya).
Leaves [together with 17 other plants (see Typhonium trilobatum)] are used to prepare a paste, which is applied to the affected areas for the treatment of elephantiasis (Tripur).
More or less throughout the country.
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