Growth Habit: Shrub
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Latkan.
Tribal Name: Taipak (Tripura).
A scandent shrub, branchlets stellately pubescent. Leaves simple, elliptic to elliptic-oblong or obovate. Flowers brick-red in extra-axillary 2-3-flowered fascicles.
A bark extract is taken for the treatment of diarrhoea (Tripura).
Rare in the forests of Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts, Cox's Bazar.
Return from Uvaria hamiltonii Hooker, f. & Thomson to Ethnobotany Plants profile.