Calycopteris floribunda

Family ► Combretaceae.

Habitat ► Madhya Pradesh, Peninsular India and Assam.

Ayurvedic ► Sushavi, Paaniyavalli.

Siddha/Tamil ► Minnargodi.

Action ► Leaf—antidysenteric; used externally for ulcers. Fruit—used in jaundice.

Leaves contain flavanol calycopterin; flowers calycopterin and quercetin.

Caltha palustris Linn.

Family ► Ranunculaceae.

Habitat ► Western temperate Himalayas from 2,500 to 4,000 m.

English ► American cowslip, Marsh Marigold, Water Buttercup.

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