Family: Melastomataceae - Melastome family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Uksheo (Murong).
Shrubs. Leaves ovate to ovate-elliptic, shortly acuminate, and glabrous. Inflorescence drooping, rachis 4-angled. Flowers pink, showy.
A root extract is taken for the treatment of orchitis (Murong).
Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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