Family: Anacardiaceae - Sumac family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Jangliam, Lakhiam, Uriam, Banam, Kosam, Goream
Tribal Name: Thingzokung (Bawm), Garey Aam (Chakma) (Marma), Gosara (Marma).
A lofty evergreen tree. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate. Flowers white. Drupes ovoid-oblong, red when ripe
Fruits are eaten (Chakma).
Young leaves are eaten as chutney (Bawm).
Green and ripe fruits are eaten. The green fruits are also used to prepare chutney and pickles. Some times used as salad. It is used during cooking of aroid to reduce the itching properties (Chakma, Tripura, Marma, Bawm).
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