Family: Elaeocarpaceae - Elaeocarpus family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Jalpai, Jalphui.
Tribal Name: Kanron.
English Name: Cylon olive, Indian Olive.
A medium to big sized tree with simple green leaves. Small flower in axillary racemes. Fruit drupes, green in colour, one seeded. The fruit is nearly round, oval or cylindrical. It is hard and green at first but when ripe it is becomes soft.
Fruit is eaten in diarrhea and dysentery (Murang).
Elaeocarpus robustus Roxb.
Occur in the forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Sylhet, North Bengal. Also cultivated throughout the country.
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