Zanthoxylum oxyphyllum Edgew

Family : Rutaceae

Local name : Mezenga (As)

Scrambling shrub with aromatic smel and hooked prickles; leaves with prickles beneath the rachis; leaflets variable in shape and size; flowers in axillary panicled cymes; fruits tubercled.

Distribution :    Common.

Uses :  Roots used to reduce body fat.



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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam