Writhia arborea (Dennst.) Mabb.

Family : Apocynaceae

Local name : Atkuri, Dudhi

Small deciduous tree with grey bark; young parts densely tomentose; leaves tomentose on both surfaces, elliptic-oblong; flowers in terminal corymbose cymes, white-pink, foetid; seeds long, slender.

Distribution : Common throughout the state.

Uses :  Bark used in menstrual compliains and urinary troubles.



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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam