(Primulaceae) Ardisia helferiana Kurz

Local name(s): ຕີນ ຈໍາ ຂົນ (tin cham kohn)

Medicinal use(s): fever

Part(s) used: root

Field Characters: Herbaceous plant, approximately 50 cm in height. Leaves alternate, margins slightly crenate, entire plant covered with small hairs. Fruits red, glabrous.

Locality: Sekong Province, Thateng District, Pa Leng Tai Village, Sekong MBP Thateng.

Habitat: Sekong MBP Thateng; partial shade.

Altitude: 520 m asl 

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

Collection number(s): BGE 268

Collection Date: November 18, 2019

Additional information:  

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2330406.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description: 

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