Schumannianthus dichotomus (Roxb.) Gagnep.

Family : Marantaceae

Local name : Patidoi (As)

Branched shrub with knotted joints; leaves ovate-oblong; flowers white in branched panicles; fruits indehiscent, subglobose.

Distribution :    Sporadic; growing along the stagnant water bodies.

Uses :  Flowers used as carminative.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam