Dalbergia scandens Roxb. (basionym)
Dalbergia timoriensis DC.
Deguelia timoriensis (DC.)Taub.
Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Growth Habit: Climber
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Noalata, Kamirialata, Maoragota, Nisoth
Tribal Name: Chungchunga andol (Tanchangya)
A large, woody climbing shrub. Leaves imparipinnate, leaflets elliptic-oblong, slightly emarginate at apex.Flowers pinkish-white, in axillary racemes.Pods elliptic, acute at both ends.
Root extract is taken; in addition warm root extract applied to affected areas, for the treatment of polio (Tanchangya).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sanswip, Sylhet, usually on dry hill slopes.