Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Growth Habit: Tree
Tribal Name: Bor sudma (Chakma).
A small tree. Leaves simple, broadly elliptic or orbicular, obtuse to acute. Flowers white, solitary. Berry globose.
The stem bark is boiled in water, crushed, and then applied to affected teeth for the treatment of caries (Chakma).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet and Moulvi Bazar.
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