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Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C. E. G. Fischer

Group: Monocot
Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Herb

Tribal Name: Layning (Chakma), Faisya mas (Chakma)

Description of the Plant:

An epiphytic herb, stem 40-60 cm long, slender. Flowers 2 from each node, light purpish to mauve or white, spurred.

Mode of Uses:

A paste of the leaves of Dendrobium aphyllum and Drynaria quercifolia is applied to affected areas for treatment of abnormal head structure in children (Chakma).

Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C. E. G. Fischer

Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C. E. G. Fischer

Distribution:

Almost throughout the country

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