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Litsea lancifolia (Roxb.)Hook.f.

Group: Dicot
Family: Lauraceae - Laurel family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Tribal Name: Ludijaylla (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

A small tree. Leaves lanceolate, base narrowed, cuneatetomentose beneath. Flowers yellowish.Fruits ellipsoid oblong.

Mode of Uses:

A paste of the root, heated using an iron rod, is taken for the treatment of diarrhoea (Chakma).

Litsea lancifolia (Roxb.)Hook.f.

Litsea lancifolia (Roxb.)Hook.f.

Distribution:

Forests of southeastern part of the country.

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