Chrysophyllum lanceolatum (Bl.) DC.

Family : Sapotaceae

Local name : Bon pitha (As)

Evergreen tree with milky juice; leaves elliptic-oblong; flowers in dense axillary capitate clusters; fruits berry, rusty tomentose when young, yellow when ripe, obscurely 5-6 ridged, globose.

Distribution :    Common.

Uses :  fruits used as vermifuse.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam