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Rourea minor (Gaertn) Leench.

Group: Dicot
Family: Connaraceae - Cannarus family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Tribal Name: Kurochick shak (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

A small tree. Leaflets sub opposite or alternate, elliptic or elliptic-lanceolate, caudate-acuminate, shining. Flowers white, small, in much branched axillary panicle. Fruits sessile, follicles

Mode of Uses:

An infusion of the leaves is taken for the treatment of diarrhoea (Chakma).

Distribution:

Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.

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