Other Local Name : Tribal Name: Kharbas, Sarakao (Chakma); Kalman (Garo).
Botanical Name : Typhonium trilobatum
Family : Araceae
Main Use : Shak and medicinal use
Other Uses : Main uses :Bengal Arum ( Kharkon) is a common uncultivated leafy vegetable. The leaf blade with petiole of this herb are mixed with black cumin, garlic and dry chili are smashed and taken with hot boiled rice.Rural people in Tangail region love to take this preparation with cookek broken rice. The leaves are cut into small pieces , mixed with dried small fish ,cooked and served with boiled rice.