Family: Agavaceae - Century-plant family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Chandroketu (Tanchangya)
An erect shrub. Leaves elliptic-lanceate, acuminate. Flowers pale yellow, in racemes. Berries orange-red, globose.
A leaf extract is taken for the treatment of hysteria (Tanchangya).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.