Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Kasto dagor (Chakma), Kattodogor (Tanchangya).
A small shrub. Leaves lanceolate, acuminate. Flowers white, fragrant. Folicles 3-ribbed, somewhat fleshy, recurved, pinkish-orange inside.
A root extract is taken for the treatment of fever in children and a warm root extract rubbed to whole body for high fever also in children.A paste of the leaves is applied to boils (Chakma).
Tabernaemontana recurva Roxb.
Throughout the country.
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