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Morinda persicaefolia Ham.

Group: Dicot
Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

Tribal Name: Kobabena (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

A low diffuse shrub, branches flexuous. Leaves very variable in breadth, obovate-lanceolate or oblanceolate.Flowers sessile in a small sessile or shortly peduncled head.

Mode of Uses:

A stem and root extract is taken for the treatment of urethritis (Chakma).

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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