Synonyms: Gnetum montanum Markgraf
Family: Gnetaceae - Gnetum family Classification Report
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Sikaming (Marma).
A large liana, branches terete. Leaves simple, elliptic-ovate or broadly oblong.Cones axillary, arising from stout warted nodes.Fruits yellowish-orange, ovate.
The stem crushed using a stone is taken for the treatment of vomiting during fever (Marma). The root and stem are used as an antiperiodic. The plant is used as a fish poison.
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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