Nerium indicum Mill., Syn. N. odoratum Soland.

Family : Apocynaceae

Local name : Rakta-karabi (As.)

Large glabrous evergreen shrub with milky juice; leaves in threes, shortly stalked, coriaceous, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, tapering into the short petiole, dark-green, shining above; flowers red rose coloured; follicles long, rigid.

Distribution :    Occasionally cultivated.

Uses : Bark used in dropsy.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam