(Araceae) Aglaonema ovatum Engl.
Local name(s): ຊາຍ ນອນ ດຽວ (sai nohn diao)
Medicinal use(s): "for man who sleeps alone. Makes him stronger. But not a tonic."
Part(s) used: root
Field Characters: Herbaceous plant, approx 20 cm high. Leaves glabrous. Fruits red, glabrous in round umbel.
Locality: Sekong Province, Thateng District, Pa Leng Tai Village, Sekong MBP Thateng.
Habitat: Forested hillside. Partial shade. Common.
Altitude: 520 m asl
Collector(s): B. Elkington, M. Xayvue, S. Setthavanxay
Collection number(s): BGE 267
Collection Date: November 18, 2019
Additional information:Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2330407.
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