Family: Lauraceae - Laurel family
Growth Habit: Tree
Tribal Name: Chingrishak (Tanchangya).
A medium sized tree. Leaves Oblanceolate-elliptic, oblong-elliptic. Flowers greenish-yellow. Fruits globose.
A warm paste of the leaves is applied to affected areas for the treatment of rheumatism (Tanchangya).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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