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Dracaena terniflora Roxb.

Group: Monocot
Family: Agavaceae - Century-plant family
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Shrub

Tribal Name: Chandroketu (Tanchangya)

Description of the Plant:

An erect shrub. Leaves elliptic-lanceate, acuminate. Flowers pale yellow, in racemes. Berries orange-red, globose.

Mode of Uses:

A leaf extract is taken for the treatment of hysteria (Tanchangya).

Distribution:

Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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