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Hugonia mystax (Hugonia mystax)


Hugonia mystax is a species of plant in the Linaceae family found in India and Sri Lanka. The roots of the plant are astringent and bittersweet, and are used to treat fevers, verminosis, and inflammations.

Taxonomic tree

  • Domain: Eukarya

    • Kingdom: Plantae

      • Phylum:

        • Class: Magnoliopsida

          • Order: Malpighiales

            • Family: Linaceae

              • Genus: Hugonia