Litsea glutinosa (Lour.) Robinson

Family : Lauraceae

Local name : Baghnola (As.)

Medium sized evergreen tree; young parts grey, tomentose or pubescent; branches lenticellate; bark greyish brown, rough; leaves variable, elliptic-oblong or ovate-lanceolate, acute, obtuse or shortly acuminate, entire; flowers yellowish in pedunculate lax corymbs; fruits supported by the thickened club-shaped pedicel.

Distribution : Common, throughout the state.

Uses :  Leaves used in  acidity and colic pain; bark used in abscess.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam