(Adoxaceae) Viburnum sambucinum Reinw. ex Blume

Loc. name(s): ກຳ ມ່ານ, ໄມ້ ກຳ ຕາຍ, ກ້າມ ປູ ບົກ (kam man, mai kam tai, kam pou bok)

Med. Use(s): Women use this plant to promote pregnancy.

Part(s) used: root

Field characters: Treelet to 4 m tall, flower buds brownish green, profuse, on terminal, wide-spreading corymbose clusters.

Locality: Xieng Khoang Province, Kham District, Kham Medicinal Biodiversity Preserve, 15 km from Kham town.

Habitat: Broadleaved evergreen submontane forest. Edge of forest along road.

Altitude: 1130 m asl

Collector(s): D.D. Soejarto, K. Sydara, M. Xayvue

Collection number: DDS 14967

Collection Date: May 16, 2014

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313841.

Taxonomic information:

Plants of the World online.

Useful references:

Nguyen, T.T. et L. Cytotoxic dammarane-type triterpenoids from the leaves of Viburnum sambucinum. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2017; 27(8): 1665-1669.