(Apocynaceae) Melodinus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr.

Local name(s): ເຄືອ ຫມາກ ຢາງ (kheua mak yang)

Medicinal use(s):

Part(s) used:

Field Characters: Vine, latex milky white, flowers paper-white.

Locality: Bolikhamxay Province, Paksan District, Somsavath Village, Medicinal Plant Preserve.

Habitat: 26 Hectare remnants of forest on flat terrain, with many species of large trees still remaining.

Altitude: 150 m asl

Collector(s): D. Soejarto

Collection number(s): DDS 13505

Collection Date: July 18, 2004

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2275343.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 16 Page 149

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