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The scientific name of Tapeworm Plant: Homalocladium platycladum
Name of Tapeworm Plant in different languages:-
English: Centipede Plant, Ribbon Bush
Tamil Nadavira chedi
Malayalam: Panamadaki, Pazutarachadi
It is a perennial shrub or semi-herbaceous plant, upright, leafless plant, grow up to 1-1.5 meters tall. The leaves are apparent like segments resemble with a tapeworm, which is actually flattened shoots capable with photosynthetic. The flowers are stalkless, small, green colored, and paler base, up to 15 mm long, found in a dense inflorescence.Fruits are berry-like, small and red in color.
Useful plant parts: Whole plant, Juice
Medicinal uses: To treat insect bite
Medicinal properties: astringent, anti-haemorrhoidal and anti-rheumatic