Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ixeris polycephala Cass.
Common name : Many-Flowered Ixeris
Vernacular name : Muli buti (Nepali)
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Forest margins, thickets, grasslands, along rivers and streams, by fields, open areas; 100 - 2000 m. altitude
Comments / notes : The entire plant is used medicinally. The many uses include detoxifying, stopping bleeding, promoting tissue regeneration, removing necrotic tissue, decreasing inflammation of soft tissues, and stopping uterine bleeding, but the main use is for treating furuncles.
Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
West Bengal : Darjeeling district,Cooch Behar district,Alipurduar district,Jalpaiguri district
Native : Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, East Himalaya, India, Japan, Korea, Maldives, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan, West Himalaya
Exotic/Native : Native
World Distribution : Indian Subcontinent to Temperate East Asia
Literature : Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 158; GRIERSON A.J.C. & LONG D.G. (1983). FLORA OF BHUTAN INCLUDING A RECORD OF PLANTS FROM SIKKIM Vol. 2: Part 3. ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN, EDINBURGH: 1467