Synonyms: Premna mucronata Roxb.
Family: Verbenaceae - Verbena family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Masuma.
Tribal Name: Shalock chara (Tanchangya).
A tree. Leaves undulate, base cuneate. Flowers in terminal corymbs, yellowish-white. Fruit a small drupe.
A paste prepared from the leaves is applied to affected areas for the treatment of septic boils (Tanchangya).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Moulavi Bazar, Sylhet and Cox's Bazar.
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