(Cardiopteridaceae) Gonocaryum lobbianum (Miers) Kurz

Local name(s): ກ້ານ ເຫຼືອງ (kan leuang); ຮົ່ມ ສາມ ເມືອງ (hom sam meuang)

Medicinal use(s): Used as a tonic during the puerperium.

Part(s) used: stemwood

Field Characters: Treelet, fruits pale greenish, ellipsoid to ellipsoid-ovoid, with perceptible longitudinal angles/ridges.

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 15020

Collection Date: May 24, 2014

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313898.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

Plants of the World onlineFlora of China Vol. 11 Page 507

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