(Simaroubaceae) Brucea javanica (L.) Merr.
Local name(s): ກົກ ບີ ຄົນ (kok bee kohn)
Medicinal use(s): diabetes, malaria
Part(s) used: root, stem
Field Characters: Tree, approximately 3 m high. Trunk approx 20 cm dbh. Leaves pilose, alternate, pinnate, with leaflets opposite, crenate. Inflorescence a spike. Flowers emerging from leaf nodes, minuscule, brown to orange.
Locality: Sekong Province, Thateng District, Kouk Poung Village, Community medicinal plant garden.
Habitat: Community medicinal plant garden.
Altitude: 610 m asl
Collector(s): B. Elkington, M. Xayvue, S. Setthavanxay
Collection number(s): BGE 315
Collection Date: November 21, 2019
Additional information:Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2330343.
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