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Heteropanax fragrens Seem.

Group: Dicot
Family: Araliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Gutisoma.

Tribal Name: Crongsa (Marma).

Description of the Plant:

A small unarmed tree. Leaves very large, pinnately decompound, and glabrous.Flowers in terminal umble. Fruit a laterally compound, 2-seeded berry.

Mode of Uses:

An infusion of bark is applied to affected areas for the treatment of scabies (Marma).

Distribution:

Scanty in the forests of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Moulavi Bazar and Sylhet.

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