(Rubiaceae) Lasianthus verticillatus (Lour.) Merr.
Local name(s): ຄົນ ແຫ້ວ ນົກ ຂໍ່ (kan heo nok koh)
Medicinal use(s): fever, stomachache, tonic
Part(s) used: root, stem
Field Characters: Small tree, approx 2 m in height. Trunk green and brown. Leaves opposite, underside tomentose. Fruits white, growing from leaf nodes.
Locality: Sekong Province, Thateng District, Kouk Poung Village, Community medicinal plant garden
Habitat: flat, soil dry, partial sun
Altitude: 730 m asl
Collector(s): B. Elkington, M. Xayvue, S. Setthavanxay.
Collection number(s): BGE 296
Collection Date: November 20, 2019
Additional information:Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2330361.
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