(Moraceae) Ficus subincisa Buch.-Ham. ex J.E. Sm.

Local name(s): ກົ​ກ ກະ​ ດ້ອຍ (kok ka doy)

Medicinal use(s): Used as a women’s tonic after giving birth

Part(s) used: root, stem

Field characters: Shrub 2 m tall, latex white, fruits green with white dots, upper leaf surface with fine white dots, sap whitish, light.

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

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

Altitude: 1130 m asl

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

Collection number(s): DDS 14970

Collection date: May 16, 2014

Additional data:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313844.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

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Useful references:

Shi, Y. et al. The genus Ficus (Moraceae) used in diet: Its plant diversity, distribution, traditional uses and ethnopharmacological importance. J. Ethnopharmacol. 2018; 226:185-196.