Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Cheodhima (Chakma).
An erect undershrub with thickened stems. Leaves opposite or lower alternate, broad elliptic, abruptly acute. Inflorescence usually from old wood, many flowered cymes, 3- chotomous or umbellatelt compound in lower axils. Flowers pinkish. Berry whitish, juicy.
A leaf extract with water is taken for the treatment of coughs in children (Chakma).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet and Moulavibazar.
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