Family: Orchidaceae - Orchid family
Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Layning (Chakma), Faisya mas (Chakma)
An epiphytic herb, stem 40-60 cm long, slender. Flowers 2 from each node, light purpish to mauve or white, spurred.
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
Almost throughout the country