Abrus fruticulosus Wall. ex Wight et Arn., Syn. A. pulchellus Wall.

Family : Fabaceae

Local name : Latumoni, Boga-latumoni

Annual twinner; leaves pinnately compound, leaflets 16 - 30, oblong-ovate; flowers pinkish; seeds white with a black spot.

Distribution :  Rare, occasionally cultivated by the medicinemen.

Uses : In piles and used as diuretic.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam