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0 Amanita caesarea

Amanita caesarea (Scop. ex Fr.) Pers. ex Schw.

Amanita caesarea
Amanita caesarea
Amanita caesarea
Amanita caesarea

Amanita caesarea (Scop. ex Fr.) Pers. ex Schw. Photo by Hoài Thương

 
Amanita caesarea (Scop. ex Fr.) Pers. ex Schw. Photo by Hoài Thương

Vietnamese name:

Nấm trứng  gà

Latin name: 

Amanita caesarea (Scop. ex Fr.) Pers. ex Schw.

Family: 

Amanitaceae

Uses: 

Edible. In China, it is considered to have anticancer activity.

Distribution: 

Usually grows on forest land everywhere in Vietnam.

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0 Strychnos axillaris

Strychnos axillaris Colebr., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12(2): 356, t. 15 (1819). 

Strychnos axillaris
Strychnos axillaris
Strychnos axillaris
Strychnos axillaris Colebr., Photo by Tấn Trịnh

its native range is Assam to China (S. Yunnan) and E. Australia.

Vietnamese name: 

Dây củ chi rách, Mã tiền hoa nách

Latin name: 

Strychnos axillaris Colebr.

Family: 

Loganiaceae

Uses:

Used to treat leg cramps, rheumatism (bark).

Distribution:

In Vietnam: Lai Chau, Son La, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Kon Tum, Khanh Hoa, Lam Dong. The tree grows naturally in the sparse forest based on streams and bushes, at an altitude of up to 2000 m.

Flowering season:

January to August

Fruit season:

June-December

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0 Zingiber pellitum

Zingiber pellitum Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 53: 150 (1906).

Zingiber pellitum
Zingiber pellitum
Zingiber pellitum
Zingiber pellitum
Zingiber pellitum Gagnep., Photo by Chu Chung 

its native range is Indo-China.

Vietnamese  name: 

Gừng bọc da

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0 Silvorchis furcata

Silvorchis furcata (Aver. & Nuraliev) Olędrz. & Szlach., Phyton (Horn) 56(2): 198 (2016).

Silvorchis furcata
Silvorchis furcata
Silvorchis furcata
Silvorchis furcata (Aver. & Nuraliev) Olędrz. & Szlach., Photo by Đức Nguyễn Danh

its native range is Vietnam.

Synonym name:

Vietorchis furcata Aver. & Nuraliev

Vietnamese name:

Lan lụa

Distribution:

Di Linh, Lâm Đồng Province

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0 Ehretia acuminata

Ehretia acuminata R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 497. (1810).

Ehretia acuminata
Ehretia acuminata
Ehretia acuminata
Ehretia acuminata R.Br., Photo by Hoan Lý

its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to E. Australia.

Vietnamese name: 

Cùm rụm nhọn, Cườm rụng nhọn

latin name: 

Ehretia acuminata R. Br.

Family: 

Boraginaceae

Uses: 

Treat colds, migraines (leaves); blow injury, broken bone, painful swelling, red swollen boil (wood); enteritis, diarrhea (bark).

Distribution: 

In Vietnam: Hanoi, Ha Nam, City. Ho Chi Minh; Sometimes planted as a shade tree.

Fruit season: 

March - April 

Flowers season: 

May - July.

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