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Stemona tuberosa Lour.

Group:
Family: Stemonaceae
Duration:Perennial
Growth Habit: Herb

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Lalguraniya alu, Raktaguraniya alu

Tribal Name: Ukin dhutra (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

Herbs with twining stem. Root fleshy, tuberous. Leaves ovate, 3-9-costate. Flowers solitary or few in sumcorymbose cymes.

Mode of Uses:

A paste prepared from the leaves is applied to the hair to kill lice (Chakma).

Distribution:

Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.

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