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Dalbergia spinosa Roxb.

Group: Dicot
Family: Papilionaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Climber

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Anantakanta, Chandakamia, Chulia Kanta

Tribal Name: Baghadara (Chakma)

Description of the Plant:

A thorny, sometimes climbing shrub. Leaves terrete, glabrescent.Leaflets elliptic, obovate or oblong.

Mode of Uses:

A warm leaf is pressed to affected areas for the treatment of styes (Chakma).

A spoonful of powdered root in a tumblerful of water is beleived to be effective in destroying the effects of alcohol.


Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Sundarbans.

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