Mirabilis jalapa L. 

Family : Nyctaginaceae

Local name : Gadhuli-gopal (As.)

Large, erect much branched herb with tuberous roots and soft stems having swollen nodes; leaves broadly ovate-acuminate; flowers vary in colours from white and yellow to shades of red; seeds black, rugose.

Distribution :    Cultivated as ornamental plant.

Uses : Leaves used in abscess


More Photographs : (click to enlarge the image )






A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam