(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.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

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