Family: Fabaceae - Pea family
Growth Habit: Herb
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Kulaliya.
Tribal Name: Ya re sur Sah(Murang).
A small perennial trailing herb, 15-45 cm long, branches numerous, prostrate, rooting at the nodes. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets obovate, cuneate, 5-6 mm long. Flowers small, pink, 1-5, fascicled in the axils of the leaves. Pods 10-15 mm long, lower edge indented.
Leaf extract is taken to treat stomach disorder, diarrhoea and chest pain. Root extract is carminative and tonic(Murang).
Desmodium trifolium (L) DC
In most of the districts in fallow lands.