Growth Habit: Fern
Tribal Name: Silfuji (Chakma, Tanchangya).
A terrestrial golden fern; rhizome short, fertile lamina divided as much as in sterile ones. Sori grey-brown at maturity. A terrestrial golden fern in hilly areas.
A paste of the leaves is applied to affected breasts for the treatment of breast pain by the Chakma. The leaf extract is taken, and a paste of leaves is applied to the whole body, for the treatment of hysteria by the Tanchangya.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar and Netrokona.
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