(Vitaceae) Cayratia oligocarpa (H. Lév. & Vaniot) Gagn.

Local name(s): ເຄືອ​ເ ໝືອດ, ​ຫຍ້າ​ ປົກ ​ຕໍ (kheua meuat, nya pok toh)

Medicinal use(s): Used for the treatment of intestinal infection.

Part(s) used: vine stem

Field characters: A vine, flowers yellow, fruits green, cups green.

Locality: Xieng Khoang Province, Kham District, Kham Medicinal Biodiversity Preserve, 15 km from Kham town. Ba Tha village.

Habitat: Broadleaved evergreen submontane forest. Edge of forest along stream.

Altitude: 1130 m asl

Collector(s): D.D. Soejarto, K. Sydara, M. Xayvue

Collection number: DDS 14990

Collection date: May 17, 2014

Additional information:

Voucher specimen is in deposit at the Field Museum (F) Herbarium, Chicago, USA under accession no. 2313845.

Synonyms, images, taxonomic description:

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Useful references:

Kumar, D. et al. A review on chemical and biological properties of Cayratia trifolia Linn. (Vitaceae). Pharmacog. Rev. 2011; 5(10):184–188.