Scientific name: Ixora finlaysoniana Wall. ex G.Don

Family: Rubiaceae

Synonym: Ixora findlayana B.S.Williams

Bengali/Vernacular name: Sada rangan.

English name: White ixora.

Description of the plant: A small tree or shurb. Leaves stipulate, stipules sheathing, acute, petioles short, lamina glabrous, coriaceous, elliptic-obovate, apex acute, base cordate. Inflorescence terminal corymbs, flowers white.

Ixora finlaysoniana 

Plant parts used: Leaf.

Ethnomedicinal uses: Paste prepared from the leaves of the plant is applied on the boils twice a day for seven days to treat it.

The leaves of the plant are used for the treatment of fever.

A paste is made with the leaves of the plant is applied on the forehead two times a day until the headache is cured.

Distribution: It is cultivated all over the country.

Is this plant misidentified? If yes, please tell us….



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