Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Growth Habit: Subshrub
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Moore.
Tribal Name: Ognishika (Tripura).
Perennials, subshrubs, vines. Stems usually 1, weakly erect, spreading, or clambering (branched). Leaves, alternate, petiolate or sessile, blades pinnately nerved. Flower inflorescences. Occasionally found in marginal land.
Extract prepared from root is taken two or three tea spoonfuls twice daily until cured from antifertility and child abortion before delivery (Tripura).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar and sylhet, in fallow lands.
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