Synonyms: Loranthus cochinchinensis Lour.
Growth Habit: Shrub
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Chota Banda, Rema (Sylhet), pargacha.
Tribal Name: Orsallu (Chakma).
A parasitic shrub, quite glabrous. Leaves opposite, rarely alternate, elliptic lanceolate. Glowers 3-7 in axillary glabrous racemes. Fruit globose.
A paste of the leaves is used for the treatment of jaundice (Chakma).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Dinajpur, Rangpur, Rajshahi, Moulvi Bazar, attached on host plants.
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