Synonyms: Verbesina nodiflora L.
Family: Asteraceae - Aster family
Duration: Annual, Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Tribal Name: Edottojon (Tanchangya), Khangpoi (Marma).
English Name: Nodeweed.
An erect herb, appressed pilose. Leaves dichotomous, ovate to elliptic, rounded or cuneate at base. Heads radiately arranged in-groups. Flowers yellow.
An infusion of the leaves is applied to affected areas for athlete's foot (Tanchangya).
A leaf extract is taken for impotence (Marma).
Common throughout the country in fellow lands.
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