Family: Apiaceae - Carrot family
Duration: Annual, Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Bhor pata
Tribal Name: Bilati bakhor(Chakma), Bwhak pata(Bawm)
A herb; rosette, taproot fusiform with fibrous roots. Basal leaves numerous leaf blades lanceolate or oblanceolate. Entire, base cuneate.Apex obtuse. Caollow margined, crenate to finally spinulose-serrate to parted. Inflorescence divaricately trifurcate, heads numerous, short pedunculate. Fruit ovoid-glubose.
Used as additives in curries (Chakma, Tripura, Marma, Bawm).
Cultivated more or less throughout the country.
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