Family: Menispermaceae - Moonseed family
Growth Habit: Twinner
Tribal Name: Dubchurti (Chakma).
A twining shrub, tomentose. Leaves simple, ovate-orbicular. Male flowers pale green, in axillary cymose clusters; female flowers pale yellow, in racemes. Drupes scarlet.
A paste of leaves of Cissampelos pareira var. hirsuta and Rauvolfia serpentina is applied to the head for the treatment of coma (Chakma).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Dhaka, Moulvi Bazar, Sylhet, Pabna, Tangail, inforests.