Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall.

Family : Apocynaceae

Local name : Dudhkuri, Kutharua (As.)

Small deciduous tree with white latex; leaves opposite, membranous, broadly ovate or elliptic, rounded or tapering at the base; flowers white in terminal sessile corymbose cymes; fruits a pair of follicles, connate at tips.

Distribution : Occasional throughout the state.

Uses    :  Bark used in dysentery; seeds used in cold and cough.


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