Botanical name : Antidesmsa sp.
Synonym: Stilago banius.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Cheruthali is an evergreen understory shrub/tree, commonly found in Western Ghat.
Leaves: Simple, alternate, elliptic-oblong to lanceolate.
Inflorescence: Axillery or terminal, flowers in 8-10 cm long glabrous spikes.
Leaves are used in the treatment of snake bite.