Name: Abroma augusta (L.)L.f

  1. Common name: Devil’s cotton
  2. Vernacular name: Ulatkambal
  3. Family: Sterculiaceae
  4. Habit: Shrub or small tree
  5. Habitat: Found throughout the hot and humid parts of India.
  6. Flower:June to September
  7. Fruit: November to January
  8. Parts used: Roots ,bark,stem and leaves
  9. Distribution:Assam, Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh,maharastra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu.
  10. Uses: Antifertility agent.Leaves are useful in treating uterine disorders,diabetes pain of joints,headache and sinusitis.Root bark used as an menstrual flow and uterine tonic.