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Psychotria calocarpa Kurz

Group: Dicot
Family: Rubiaceae - Madder family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Undershrub

Tribal Name: Ranga bhutta (Tanchangya).

Description of the Plant:

An undershrub. Stipule 2 cleft, broadly ovate, shortly aristate. Leaves undulate, denticulate or entire. Cymes terminal and axillary, subsessile, few flowered.

Mode of Uses:

The leaf extract is taken, and in addition a paste of the leaves is applied to the whole body, for the treatment of hysteria (Tanchangya).

Psychotria calocarpa Kurz

Psychotria calocarpa Kurz

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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