Synonyms: Chassalia ambigua (Wight & Arn.) Alston, Chassalia ophioxyloides (Wall.) Craib
Growth Habit: Undershrub
Tribal Name: Hel gaas (Chakma).
Glabrous undershrubs. Leaves elliptic, obovate, oblong or oblanceolate, acuminate. Inflorescence terminal, dense flowered. Flowers white with pinkish tips. Fruits globose.
The crushed leaves are applied to wounds to treat snake and insect bites (Chakma).
Chassalia curviflora (Wall.)Thw.var. ophioxyloides (Wall.) Deb & Krishna
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox’s Bazar.