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Kumarika
« on: December 02, 2015, 03:44:27 PM »
Common name: Kumarika
Botanical name: Smilax ovalifolia   
Family: Smilacaceae (Smilax family)


Kumarika is an armed or unarmed climber. Leaves leathery, shining, 7-15 x 4-11 cm, broadly ovate to elliptic, base rounded or shortly wedge-shaped; 3-5-nerved. Leaf stalk 1.5 cm long, base sheathing, with tendrils at the end. Flowers white, in dense umbels in leaf axils, 1-3 on a common peduncle. Bracts ovate. Perianth recurved in mature flowers, outer 3 segments, 4 mm long, oblong, inner narrower. Stamens about as long as the perianth. It is found from the Himalayan region in the north to Peninsular India. Flowering: January-April.

Medicinal uses:  The roots of Kumarika are used for veneral diseases. Also applied in rheumatic swellings and given in urinary complaints and dysentery.


Source: Flower of India
Muhammad Asif Hossain
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Re: Kumarika
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2016, 02:08:45 AM »
Thanks.
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Re: Kumarika
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2016, 12:41:03 AM »
Thank you

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Re: Kumarika
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2016, 07:24:45 PM »
Nice to know.........
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Re: Kumarika
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2017, 01:03:24 PM »
interesting  :)
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Re: Kumarika
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2017, 12:19:31 PM »
Thanks
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