Family: Dilleniaceae - Dillenia family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Hargoza, Akush, Akshi, Karkota, Ajugi, Ajuli (Dhaka-Mymensingh), Hargaza (Chittagong), Hargeza (Chittagong), Argeza (Chittagong), Ekush (Sylhet)
Tribal Name: Harjola (Chakma, Marma), Haza (Tripura), Angje (Khumi), Chambruin (Mogh), Zambrun (Mogh), Hara (Chakma)
Moderate sized trees. Leaves simple, oblong-lanceolate, narrowed at the base. Flowers fascicled appeared on leafless plants, yellow. Fruits with persistent calyx, orange yellow.
Stem contains a-L-rhamnopyranosyl-3-OH-lup-20(29)-en-28-oic acid and a flavonone glycosides. Bark contains lupeol, betulin, betulinic and morolic acids (Asolkar et al., 1992).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Dhaka, Tangail and Sylhet.