Family: Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family
Growth Habit: Tree
Tribal Name: Nainnabichi gaas (Chakma)
A small tree; young parts stellate-tomentose. Leaves simple, ovate, orbicular, often peltate, villous beneath. Flowers greenish-yellow, in panicles. Capsules black.
A root extract is taken, in addition warmed bark is pressed to affected areas for the treatment of piles (Chakma).
Forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox’s Bazar, Sylhet and Moulavi Bazar.
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