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Oxyspora cernua (Roxb.) Triana

Group: Dicot
Family: Melastomataceae - Melastome family
Duration: Biennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

Tribal Name: Uksheo (Murong).

Description of the Plant:

Shrubs. Leaves ovate to ovate-elliptic, shortly acuminate, and glabrous. Inflorescence drooping, rachis 4-angled. Flowers pink, showy.

Mode of Uses:

A root extract is taken for the treatment of orchitis (Murong).

Distribution:

Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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