Synonym : Amaryllis carnosa Hook.f.
Bulbine asiatica (L.) Gaertn.
Crinum anomalum Herb.
Crinum cortifolium Hallier f.
Lilium pendulum Noronha.
Bangla Name : Sukdarshan, Nagdaun, Nagdal, Bara Kanur. ,Koba rashun (Chakma).
English Name : Poison Bulb.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Disease : Emetic, diaphoretic, purgative, impecacuanha, expectorant, earache, tonic, laxative, carminative, antipyretic, anthelmintic, expectorant, biliousness, strangury, bronchitis, lumbago, anuria, urinary discharge, rheumatism, purgative, diuretic, emmenagogue,
Description : A very large bulbous herb. Leaves up to 1.5 m long, linear-lanceolate. Flowers white, fragrant, 15-50, in an umbel at the end of a scape, 45-90 cm long, corolla tube 7.5-10 cm long, cylindric, slender, lobes nearly as long as the tube, linear, recurved or revolute. Fruit subglobose, 2.5-5 cm diam.
Distribution : Cultivated in the gardens.
Chemical Constituents : Bulb contains methyl linoleate, triterpene alcohols, thridone, phenanthridone, cycloartenol, cyclolaudenol, 4,5-etheno-8,9-methylenedioxy-6-stigmasterol, norcyclolaudenol and the alkaloids, lycorine, haemanthamine, cridnidine, crinamine, N-demethylgalanth
Uses : Leaves and roots are emetic, diaphoretic and purgative and acts as a good substitute for Impecacuanha. Decoction of the leaves is expectorant. Leaves with oil form a useful application for whitlows and other inflamations at the end of toes and fingures, a
Habit : Herb