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The scientific name of Crowfoot Grass: Dactyloctenium aegyptium (L.) Willd.
Name of in different languages:
English: Beach wiregrass, Egptian Grass
Hindi: मकड़ा Makra
Malayalam: Kakkakalan pullu, Kavarapullu
Sanskrit: Takraa, Takraahvaa, Panchaanguli, Nrityakaundaka.
Useful plant parts:
Annual grass erect with culms up to 70 cm high, rooting at the lower nodes,and mat-forming,. Leaf are blades shaped flat, 3 to 25 cm long, 2.5 to 7.5 mm broad, papillose-hispid along the margins. Inflorescence composed of 3 to 9 linear to narrowly oblong spikes up to 6.5 cm long. Spikelets 3 to 4-flowered, broadly ovate, 3.5-4.5 mm long; glumes subequal, 1.5-2.2 mm long. Grain about 1 mm long, broadly obovate to obtriangular in profile, transversely rugose.
wounds and ulcers, intestinal, biliary and urinary diseases, lumbago,
Oxalic acid and oxalates, glutamic
Astringent, bitter tonic, anthelmintic.
How to prepare medicines:
External application of ground pate can cure wounds and ulcers