Family: Pteridaceae - Maidenhair Fern family
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Tribal Name: Dekisak (Chakma), Dhangi gaas (Tanchangya).
Stock short-creeping, densely scaly at apex. Fronds simply pinnate, gradually narrowing towards the base. Sori linear, continuous along 3/4 of the margin from above the base.
A paste prepared from the whole plant is applied to the affected area for the treatment of fractures and also taken for coughs in children (Chakma).
A leaf extract is taken to stop reactions to other medicine (Tanchangya).
In most of the districts.
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