Lutki, Malabar melastome, melastoma malabathricum
Common names: Lutki, Datranga, Tea indicator plant, Malabar melastome, Indian rhododendron.
The nice looking shrub flowers throughout the year. Flowers are big, showy, purple in color, grows on terminal inflorescences. Petals 5, sepals 5, stamens 10.
The entire part of the plant is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, toothache.