Family: Oleaceae - Olive family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Monriccha ludi (Chakma), Muichchaludi (Chakma), Kao Rong (Murang).
A scanding shrub, winding anti-clockwise, climbing by means of it recurved petiole, somewhat trailing. Leaves simple, ovate to lanceolate. Flowers white, tinged with red in terminal, compound trichotomous cymes. Carpels ellipsoid.
The bark is warmed in the internode of a bamboo shoot and the extract is taken for the treatment of typhoid fever (Chakma).
Roots are useful in the treatment of ringworm. Leaves are used for eye diseases in Khagrachari of Chittagong Hill Tracts.
Jasminum scandens Vahl.
In the forests of Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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