Family: Piperaceae - Pepper family
Growth Habit: shrub
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Pipul.
Tribal Name: Jharboa pan (Tanchangya).
Climbing shrub; stem deeply striate when dry. Leaves on creeping stems, broadly ovate-cordate. Male spikes slender, erect; female globose or shortly cylendric. Drupes globose.
A stem extract made with warm water is taken for mumps (Chakma).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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