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Schefflera roxburghii Gamble

Group: Dicot
Family: Araliaceae - Ginseng family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

Tribal Name: Den anno (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

A small tree. Leaves entire, elliptic lanceolate. Flowers cream, umbels in racemes. Fruits 5-ridged.

Mode of Uses:

A paste of the leaves is taken internally for insomnia (Chakma).

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.

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