Isnardia intermedia Small & Alexander
Isnardia repens (J.R. Forst.) DC.
Ludwigia natans Elliot
Ludwigia natans Elliot var. stipitata Fernald & Grisc.
Ludwigia repens J.R. Forst. var. rotundata (Griseb.) Gomes
Ludwigia repens J.R. Forst. var. stipitata (Fernald & Grisc.) Munz
Family: Onagraceae - Evening Primrose family
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Kashordum.
Tribal Name: Tulehan (Rakhaing).
English Name: Creeping primrose-willow.
Herbs slender, erect to prostrate and rooting at nodes, or shrubs or rarely small trees. Leaves alternate, usually entire; stipules present, reduced and/or deciduous. Flowers perfect, actinomorphic. Fruit an obovoid to cylindric capsule. Frequent in beside the road.
Ludwigia repens J.R. Forst.
Pieces from the whole plant boil in water and reduce the volume up to 33% and taken one cupful twice daily for two months to treat tuberculosis and diarrhea (Rakhaing).
Throughout the country in fellow and low lands.
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