(Ancistrocladaceae) Ancistrocladus wallichii Planch.

Local name(s): ເຄືອ ຫາງ ກວາງ (kheua hang kouang)

Medicinal use(s): rheumatism, stomach ache

Part(s) used: liana stem

Field Characters: Liana, leaves elliptical, spirally arranged, 1" – 1.5" long. In more mature plants small woody hooks subtend the stem singly.

Locality: Bolikhamxay Province, Bolikhan District, Somsavath Medicinal Plant Preserve, off road near Ban Kampay and Ban Somsavath.

Habitat: Roadside. Good quality, secondary rainforest, on a mountain slope.

Altitude: 163 m asl

Collector(s): J. M. Henkin, O. Souliya

Collection number(s): JMH 71

Collection Date: December 15, 2015

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2318647.

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