Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Fuji ghash (Chakma).
Rhizome stout, oblique. Scale leaves to 20 cm. Rosettes 4-10 leaves, leaf blade narrowly elliptic, cuspidate. Raceme many flowered, bracts each bearing more than one flower. Flowers greenish or greenish purple.
A leaf extract is applied to the ear for the treatment of earache (Chakma).
Occurs in the forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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