Leea asiatica (L.) Ridsdale.
|Synonym :|| Leea crispa L.
Leea herbacea Buch.-Ham.
Leea pinnata Andrews
Phytolacca asiatica L.
|Bangla Name :||Ban Chalita.,Kara Giri (Marma).|
|English Name :||-|
|Disease :||Guineaworm and wounds.|
|Description :||A rigid shrub, 1.3-2.5 m high, stem jointed, swollen above the joints, and together with the branches, peduncles, petioles, furnished with 6-8 short crisp wings. Leaves usually simply pinnate, leaflets oblong, parallel-sided, 10-18 cm long, acute, sharply serrate. Flowers small, greenish-white, in small terminal cymes. Berry 8 mm across, depressed globose, lobed, black.|
|Distribution :||Forest of Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.|
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|Uses :||The tubers are used as a remedy for guineaworm. The leaves when bruised are applied to wounds.|