Sphaeranthus indicus L.

Family : Asteraceae

Local name :  Patharua guti (As)

Herb with cylindrical stem; wings of stem toothed; leaves alternate, decurrent on stems; heads heterogamous, terminal, globose.

Distribution :    Common weed in waste lands.

Uses :  Roots used as stomachic and piles.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam