Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Growth Habit: Herb
Tribal Name: Noligaas (Chakma), Crongnoyma (Murong).
Stem decumbent, rooting at lower nodes, diffusely branched, quadrangular. Leaves ovate to ovate-deltoid, coarsely crenate, serrate. Flowers axillary solitary.
A paste of the leaves is applied to affected areas for the treatment of fractures (Chakma).
The whole plant is eaten as a vegetable (Murong).
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