(Acanthaceae) Barleria strigosa Willd.

Local name(s): ເຂົ້າ ລີບ (khao leeb)

Medicinal use(s): tonic

Part(s) used: whole plant

Field Characters: Small herbaecous plant, 20-30 cm in height. Leaf margin smooth, leaves glabrous. Flowers purple.

Locality: Sekong Province, Thateng District, Pa Leng Tai Village, Sekong MBP Thateng.

Habitat: Hillside, soil dry, partial sun.

Altitude: 580 m asl

Collector(s): B. Elkington, M. Xayvue, S. Setthavanxay.

Collection number(s): BGE 261

Collection Date: November 18, 2019

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2330413.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

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