Crinum viviparum (Lam.) R.Ansari & V.J.Nair

Synonym : Amaryllis vivipara Lam.
Crinum defixum Ker Gawl.
Crinum ensifolium Roxb.
Crinum roxburghii Dalzell & A.Gibson
Bangla Name : Sukh-darshan, Bonpiaz.
English Name : -
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Disease : Emollient, emetic, nausant and diaphoretic
Description : A large bulbous herb. Leaves 60-90 cm long, linear, obtuse or acute. Flowers white, 6-15 in an umbel at the end of a cylindric 45-75 cm scape, corolla tube 6.3-12.5 cm long, slender, cylindric, lobes as long as the tube, narrowly linear-lanceolate, subacute, reflexed or drooping, filaments shorter than the corolla-lobes. Fruit subglobose, 2.5 cm diam.
Distribution : In fallow lands of Chittagong and Sylhet.
Chemical Constituents : Bulbs and seeds contain lycorine (Rastogi and Mehrotra, 1993).
Uses : Bulb is emollient and emetic, in small doses it is a nausant and diaphoretic. The bulb and stolon are very much used for the treatment of burns, whitlow, and carbuncle. In otitis a few drops of juice of the leaves are instilled in to the ear. In Rema Kale
Habit : Herb