Synonyms: Vitis elongata (Roxb.) Wall.
Family: Vitaceae - Grape family
Growth Habit: Climber
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Chmna, Dhemna.
Tribal Name: Honga (Khumi), Warongkheya (Marma).
Glabrous climbers. Branches slightly flattened, thick and succulent. Leaves palmately 5-foliate. Flowers in small cymes. Fruits elliptic, smooth, black.
Leaves and tender stem cooked as vegetable (Khumi).
Vegetables prepared from stem and leaves are eaten for the treatment of jaundice (Marma).
Forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.