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LETTSOMIA ELLIPTICA

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Wight.

Synonym ► Argyreia elliptica (Wight) Choisy.

Family ► Convolvulaceae.

Habitat ► Chota Nagpur, Orissa, Deccan, Karnataka, Anaimalai Hills and Western Ghats from Konkan southwards to Kerala.

English ► Silverweed.

Siddha/Tamil ► Unnayangodi.

Folk ► Khedari, Bond vel (Maharashtra).

Action ► Leaves—a paste is applied externally in cough and quinsy.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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