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Piper boehmerifolium Wall.

Group: Dicot
Family: Piperaceae - Pepper family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Climber

Tribal Name: Bhut pan (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

A climber, branches not stout, rather soft. Leaves very variable, shortly petioled, linear-oblong acuminate. Spikes slender, much longer than the petioles.

Mode of Uses:

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

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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