(Arecaceae) Arenga caudata (Lour.) H.E. Moore
Local name(s): ຕາວ ຫ້າງ ນ້ອຍ (tao hang noy)
Medicinal use(s): Treats boils and rashes
Part(s) used: root and stem near root
Field Characters: Shrub on forest floor, fruits ellipsoid with a blunt apex, one side greenish white, the other side greenish purple.
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 15011
Collection Date: May 24, 2014
Additional information:Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession numbers 2220139, 2254667, 2313804, 2313889.
Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 23 Page 151, 152