(Asteraceae) Strobocalyx arborea (Buch.-Ham.) Sch.Bip.

Local name(s): ຈາງ​ ຈືດ (jang jeut)

Medicinal use(s): detoxification

Part(s) used: root, stem

Field characters: Large lignified herb, leaves alternately arranged and large (1’+) with short thick petioles, flowers in small, ovular, white capitulae, barely opened.

Locality: Xieng Khoang Province, Kham District, Kham Medicinal Biodiversity Preserve, 15 km from Kham town. Ba Tha village.

Habitat: Broadleaved evergreen submontane forest. Edge of forest along stream.

Altitude: 1130 m asl

Collector(s): J.M. Henkin, K. Sydara, M. Xayvue, D.D. Soejarto

Collection number(s): JMH 30

Collection date: December, 2015

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2318639.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 20-21 Page 356, 358

Useful references:

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