(Malvaceae) Pterygota alata (Roxb.) R.Br.

Local name(s): ໝາກ ລີ້ນ ວາງ (mak lin wang)

Medicinal use(s): kidney stones

Part(s) used: stem

Field Characters: Smal tree, approx 2m in height. Leaves solitary, alternate, glabrous, with arcuate veins. Flowers pentamerous, pink.

Locality: Sekong Province, Thateng District, Kouk Poung Village, Community medicinal plant garden.

Habitat: Community medicinal plant garden, flat, soil dry, partial sun.

Altitude: 600 m asl

Collector(s): B. Elkington, M. Xayvue, S. Setthavanxay

Collection number(s): BGE 307

Collection Date: November 21, 2019

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2330351.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

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