Synonyms: Campylus sinensis Lour.
Tribal Name: Ludi Chalockchara (Tanchangya).
A woody climber, bark somewhat smooth chartaceous. Leaves thin, payraceous, ovate to subrotund, apex acutely acuminate. Male inflorescence axillary, pseudoracemos, glabrous, female inflorescence with flowers arising singly along the axis. Drupes red.
A paste of the leaves is applied to affected areas for the treatment of rheumatism (Tanchangya).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Dhaka, Dinajpur and other places of the country.
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