Family: Solanaceae - Potato family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Tit begun.
Tribal Name: Begul bizi (Chakma), Khryang Kha Shi (Marma), kakha khamta (Tripura).
A prickly scrambler, stems and petioles armed with numerous curved, broad-basd, yellowish prickles. Leaves obtusely 3-5 lobed, rarely hastate. petiole as long as or longer than lamina. Inflorescence extra-axillary, 3-8 flowered. Pedicels divergent, teeth narrow, sparsely stellate. Seeds long, discoid.
Solanum trilobatum L.
The fruits pestled and then cooked or made chutney (Chakma, Tripura, Marma, Bawm).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Mymansingh and Sylhet.
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