Family: Euphorbiaceae - Spurge family
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Tribal Name: Banguribhanga kher (Tanchangya).
English Name: Gulf leaf-flower.
Herbs. Leaves alternate, pinnately compound. Flowers unisexual, minute, green. Fruits capsules from rows under side of leaves
A root extract is taken for the treatment of abdominal tumours (Tanchangya).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet, Dhaka-Tangail (Sal forest) and Dinajpur.
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