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Cnesmone javanica Bl.

Duration: Perennial
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Group: Dicot
Growth Habit: Twiner

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Paharibichuti.

Tribal Name: Bangal chatta (Tanchangya).

Description of Plant:

An evergreen perennial twiner. Leaves alternate, oblong from a broadly cordate base, margins toothed. Flowers monoecious, in terminal or leaf opposed andrygynous racemes.

Mode of Uses:

A root extract is used to treat fever in children (Tanchangya).

Cnesmone javanica Bl.

Cnesmone javanica Bl.

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar and Sylhet.

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