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Scientific name of Climbing flax: Hugonia mystax
Name of Climbing flax in different languages:-
English: Climbing flax
Sanscrit: Kamsamara, Kamsamarah
Malayalam: Karkotti- കാർക്കോട്ടി Kartotti, Motirakkanni-മോതിരക്കണ്ണി
Climbing flax is a climbing shrub. Leaves alternately arranged, tapering at base, obtuse at apex, sized to 3 to 8 cm long and 1 to 3.5 cm broad, petioles 4 mm long and hairy, with branches yellow, horizontal with leaflets towards base. Flowering is April to July and fruiting is August to October. Seeds are globe shaped drupe and orange to red in color when ripe.
Useful plant parts:
Whole plant, seeds, root
Useful in fever, verminosis and vitiated conditions of Vata, inflammations and viper bite.
Astringent, anthelmintic, bitter, febrifuge and sweet