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Tabernaemontana recurva Roxb.

Group: Dicot
Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub

Tribal Name: Kasto dagor (Chakma), Kattodogor (Tanchangya).

Description of the Plant:

A small shrub. Leaves lanceolate, acuminate. Flowers white, fragrant. Folicles 3-ribbed, somewhat fleshy, recurved, pinkish-orange inside.

Mode of Uses:

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.

Tabernaemontana recurva Roxb.

Distribution:

Throughout the country.

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