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Persea bombycina (King ex Hooker, f.) Kosterm

Group: Dicot
Family: Lauraceae - Laurel family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Tribal Name: Chingrishak (Tanchangya).

Description of the Plant:

A medium sized tree. Leaves Oblanceolate-elliptic, oblong-elliptic. Flowers greenish-yellow. Fruits globose.

Mode of Uses:

A warm paste of the leaves is applied to affected areas for the treatment of rheumatism (Tanchangya).

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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