Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Cheimdima (Tanchangya)
A diffuse, trailing, pubescent herb. Stems decumbent, short, base almost woody.Leaves narrowly elliptic, base rounded or cuneate, entire, glabrous.Spikes short, cylindric or capitate with purple flower.
A paste of the leaves is applied to the forehead for headache (Tanchangya).
Ebermaiera staurogyne Nees.
Shady forest floor of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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