(Araliaceae) Aralia armata (Wall. ex G.Don) Seem.

Local name(s): ຕ້າງ ຄອນ ຫມາ (tang khon ma)

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Field Characters: Liana, very spiny throughout, flower buds green, open flowers pale green, in umbels on large, 50 cm long panicles, leaves approximately 1 m long, tripinnate.

Locality: Bolikhamxay Province, Paksan District.

Habitat: Somsavath Village, Med. Plant Preserve.

Altitude: 150 m asl

Collector(s): DD Soejarto

Collection number(s): DDS 13487

Collection Date: July 18, 2004

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession numbers 2275337; 2275338.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 13 Page 480, 481, 483, 484

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