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RUELLIA SUFFRUTICOSA

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Synonym ► Dipteracanthus suffruti- cosus Viogt.

Family ► Acanthaceae.

Habitat ► Native to central America; introduced into Indian gardens as ornament.

Folk ► Chaarapaatu, Chaaraparaad (Bihar).

Action ► Plant—used in renal affections, gonorrhoea, syphilis and other venereal diseases.

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Indian Medicinal Plants

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