Growth Habit: Herb
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Lalguraniya alu, Raktaguraniya alu
Tribal Name: Ukin dhutra (Chakma).
Herbs with twining stem. Root fleshy, tuberous. Leaves ovate, 3-9-costate. Flowers solitary or few in sumcorymbose cymes.
A paste prepared from the leaves is applied to the hair to kill lice (Chakma).
Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.
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