Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Maittya anos (Chakma).
An ascending herb. Leaves opposite, obovate-lanceolate, acuminate. Flowers pinkish. Fruits capsule, ovoid.
A paste of the whole plant of Mimosa pudica and Limnophila repens is applied to affected areas for the treatment of leucoderma (Chakma).
Almost throughout the country.
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