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Phaelopsis dorsiflorus Roxb. Fl. Ind-III.48.

Group: Dicot
Family: Acanthaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Herb

Tribal Name: Sikora (Marma).

Description of the Plant:

A prostate closely branched herb. Leaves acuminate at both ends, obscurely pubescent. Petiole present. Spikes densely or thiny hairy, bracts present. Calyx hairy. Corolla nearly white. Stamens glabrous. Capsule with rigid backs and scarious side.

Mode of Uses:

Extract prepared from leaf and added hot water. Taken one or two tea spoonful twice daily for two days for the treatment of bone pain (Marma).

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