Saccharum spontaneum L.
Family : Poaceae
Local name : Kahi-bon, Borota-kher (As.)
Tall, erect perennial grass; culms erect, glabrous; leaves linear-filiform, glaucous beneath, often reduced to midrib; ligule a series of rim; panicles varying in length and in colour from pale or greenish-white to purplish-grey.
Distribution : Common grass on sandy river banks.
Uses : Roots used in dysuria and haematuria, cuts and wounds, as suppurative.
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