(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.
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