Growth Habit: Twiner
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Paharibichuti.
Tribal Name: Bangal chatta (Tanchangya).
An evergreen perennial twiner. Leaves alternate, oblong from a broadly cordate base, margins toothed. Flowers monoecious, in terminal or leaf opposed andrygynous racemes.
A root extract is used to treat fever in children (Tanchangya).
Cnesmone javanica Bl.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar and Sylhet.