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Ixora pubirama Bremeck.

Group: Dicot
Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

Tribal Name: Jharbua puishak (Chakma), Barokegoi (Tanchangya).

Description of the Plant:

A shrub. Branches and leaves are densely pubescent. Stipules broadly triangular. Inflorescence peduncled, with little branches, hairy, spreading very widely.

Mode of Uses:

A paste of the leaves is applied to infected areas for the treatment of insect bites (Chakma).

Warm leaf is pressed to affected areas for the treatment of rheumatism (Tanchangya).

Ixora pubirama Bremeck.

Ixora pubirama Bremeck.

Distribution:

Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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