Caryota urens L.

Family : Araecaceae

Local name : Chewa goch (As)

A lofty palm with smooth, cylindrical trunk and bipinnate leaves; leaflets like the tail of a large fish; fruits black, nuts dirty white.

Distribution :    Sporadic throughout the state.

Uses :  Roots used as lactagogue.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam