Family: Balsaminaceae - Touch-me-not family
Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Haturi nola kher (Chakma)
Perennial herbs, usually glabrous. Leaves lanceolate to ovate-elliptic, often rather narrow. Inflorescence a (1-) 2-5-flowered raceme. Flowers purple with a whitish or yellowish lower sepal.
Crushed leaves are applied to affected areas for the treatment of boils in children (Chakma).
Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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