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Tetrastigma bracteolatum (Wall.) Planch.

Group: Dicot
Family: Vitaceae - Grape family
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Climber

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Golgotilata

Tribal Name: Khurangul ludi (Chakma).

Description of the Plant:

Large woody climber. Stems and leaves glabrous. Branches very slender. Tendrils simple. Leaves trifoliolate. Leaflets membranous or sub-coriaceous, shortly stalked, ovate-lanceolate or ovate, acuminate or acute Inflorescence divaricating filiform cymes.

Mode of Uses:

A paste of the leaves is applied to the forehead for the treatment of headache (Chakma).

Distribution:

Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar, Sylhet and Moulavi Bazar.

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