Growth Habit: Climber
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Lataam, Laliam, Lutiam.
Tribal Name: Surjamukhi ludi (Chakma).
A woody climber. Leaves oblong-lanceate, acuminate. Flowers fragrent in axillary cymes. Fruits pyriform, 5-7 cm long.
A paste prepared from the leaves is taken for snakebites and a root extract taken to reduce swelling of the body (Chakma).
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tracts and Cox's Bazar.
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