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Hardy shrub, about 2m tall here, with many thick branches, and producing many large pale rose flowers.
Grows everywhere around; in fields, on road edges, in urban areas... here observed on a road shoulder close to another urban center, well south of Cox's.
This plant, considered a weed around here, in Bangladesh; is also of medicinal value as it contains a sedative and anticonvulsant component. Moreover, it appears that a glycosidic saponin, with anticarcinogenic and oxytoxic properties, has also been purified from this plant.