Manihot esculenta Crantz.

Family : Euphorbiaceae

Local name : Simalu-alu (As.); Thaswmli (Bd.).

Shrub with a cluster of tuberous roots and milky latex; stem marked with numerous scars left by fallen leaves; leaves 5 - 6 lobed, petioled, alternate; flowers monoecious, in terminal cymes; fruits capsule, 3-seeded.

Distribution :    Cultivated.

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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam