(Asparagaceae) Dracaena angustifolia Roxb.

Local name(s): ຄອນ ແຄນ (khon khen)

Medicinal use(s): Treat rheumatism, muscle pain.

Part(s) used: stem, root

Field Characters: Small tree, 3 m tall, fruits pale greenish-yellow, set on loose, spreading, long panicles.

Locality: Bolikhamsay 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 15035

Collection Date: May 30, 2014

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313912.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 24 Page 216

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