(Fagaceae) Lithocarpus cf. toumorangensis A. Camus

Local name(s): ກໍ່ ຕາ ແລນ (koh ta len)

Medicinal use(s): fever

Part(s) used: bark

Field characters: Treelet, 6 m tall, fruits green.

Locality: Xieng Khoang Province, Kham District, Kham Medicinal Biodiversity Preserve, 15 km from Kham town. Ba Tha village, northern edge of MBP at meteorological station site.

Habitat: Broadleaved evergreen submontane forest. Low-statured forest cover along slope.

Altitude: 1499 m asl

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

Collection number(s): DDS 14981

Collection date: May 16, 2014

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313855.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

JSTORC. Sosa-Bourdouil Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France (1943)

Useful references:

Cai, Q. et al. Investigation of the protective effects of phlorizin on diabetic cardiomyopathy in db/db mice by quantitative proteomics. Journal of Diabetes Research 2013; vol. 2013, Article ID 263845, 9 pages
Ehrenkranz, J.R. et al. Phlorizin: a review. Diabetes Metab Res. Rev. 2005; 21(1):31-38.
Ehrenkranz, J.R.L. Preparation and use of phlorizin compositions. US Patent PCT/US2007/009743. April 20, 2007. International Publication number: WO 2007/124102 A2.