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Viburnum cotinifolium D.Don

Caprifoliaceae.
Local Name:
Bhan Ghuch.
Synonym:
Habit and Habitat:
A shrub up to 3m tall, found in temperate zone.
Taxonomic Features:
Leaves simple,ovate-suborbicular,margin lobes round, hairy on under side. Inflorescence terminal corymbs. Flower actinomorphic white appear before leaves. Fruit a drupe, oblong, reddish-black on ripening.
Flowering and Fruiting:
April-May.
Harvesting Time:
June-October.
Medicinal Value:
Vitamin C rich fruit is edible. It is useful in hemorrhage also controls and regulates menstruation cycle (menorrhagia and metorrhagia). Hepatic & digestive disorder
Part Used:
Fruit.
Occurrence:
Uncommon.
Future Perspective:
Conservation, Cultivation, Herbal Pharmacy, Allopathic Pharmacy.
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