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Torenia violacea (Azaola ex Blanco) Pennell

Group: Dicot
Family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort family
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Herb

Tribal Name: Apeeo (Khumi).

Description of the Plant:

Annual herbs. Stems erect or decumbent, simple or branched. Leaves membranous; blades ovate to oblong-ovate apex acute, base truncate, margins serrate, sparsely pubescent. Flower solitary, axillary, or in a terminal few-flowered subumbell or raceme. Capsules oblong.

Mode of Uses:

Boiled leaves are taken as vegetable. This is good for health and nutritious (Khumi).


Throughout Bangladesh.

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