Desmodium caudatum (Thunb.) DC.

Family : Fabaceae

Local name : Bor-bioni sabota (As)

A shrub with trifoliate leaves; leaflets ovate-oblong; flowers white, in axillary racemes; pods pendulous, jointed, joints beset with minute hooks.

Distribution :    Common along roadsides and in wastelands.

Uses :  Roots used in haemospermia and respiratory trouble; leaves used in ulcers.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam