Arundo donax L. 

Family : Poaceae

Local name : Nal-bon, Nal (As.)

Tall grass with creeping rhizome, culms smooth; leaves evenly distributed, blades linear-lanceolate; panicles terminal, decompound, plumose; spikelets 2-7 flowered, light brown in colour.

Distribution : Sporadic in the northern parts of the state.

Uses : Rhizome is used as suppurative; shoots used in eczema.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam