(Apocynaceae) Tabernaemontana bufalina Lour.
Local name(s): ໝາກ ເພັດ ປ່າ (mak phet pa)
Medicinal use(s): tonic for women giving birth, tonic for men
Part(s) used: root
Field Characters: Treelet, latex profuse, milky white, sticky, fruit a follicetum with two out-curving follicles, their tips touching each other.
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 15045
Collection Date: May 30, 2014
Additional information:Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313922.
Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 16 Page 152