(Annonaceae) Uvaria tonkinensis Finet & Gagnep.

Local name(s): ເຄືອ ພີ່ ພວນ (kheua pee pouan)

Medicinal use(s): infections

Part(s) used: stem

Field Characters: Liana, flowers pale greenish white, perianth of 6 tepals, leathery.

Locality: Bolikhamxay Province, Paksan District, Somsavath Village, Medicinal Plant Preserve, at 20 km from Paksan City center.

Habitat: Secondary forest. Remnants of broadleaved evergreen, lowland tropical rain forest, in regeneration from past conversion process.

Altitude: 190 m asl

Collector(s): D.D. Soejarto & O. Souliya

Collection number(s): DDS 15037

Collection Date: May 30, 2014

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313914.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 19 Page 674, 675

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