Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Kobabena (Chakma).
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.
A stem and root extract is taken for the treatment of urethritis (Chakma).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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