Argyreia nervosa (Burm.f.) Boj. 

Family : Convolvulaceae

Local name : Son-parua lota, Hem lota (As.)

A large climber; leaves ovate or sub-orbicular, cordate, acute, charataceous, glabrous above, densely grey tomentose beneath; flowers in axillary capitate cymes.

Distribution : Common throughoout the state.

Uses :  Roots used in hypochondriacal fever and general debility.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam