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 p_p Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 p_n

Page 1. Acanthaceae Anacardiaceae Ancistrocladaceae Annonaceae
Page 2. Apocynaceae Araceae
 Page 3. Araliaceae Aristolochiaceae Asclepiadaceae Begoniaceae 
Bignoniaceae Bombacaceae Burseraceae Capparaceae Cardiopteridaceae 
Cecropiaceae Celastraceae Chloranthaceae Chrysobalanaceae 
Combretaceae Commelinaceae Connaraceae Convalariaceae Convolvulaceae 
Cornaceae Costaceae    Page 4. Crypteroniaceae Cyperraceae Datiscaceae 
Dilleniaceae Dioscoreaceae Dipterocapaceae Dracaenaceae Ebenaceae 
Elaeocarpaceae Euphorbiaceae Fagaceae
Page 5. Flacourtiaceae Gentianaceae Gesneriaceae Gnetaceae 
Graminae Guttiferae Hunguanaceae Hypoxidaceae Icacinaceae Labiatae 
Lauraceae Lecythidaceae Leeaceae Leguminosae
Page 6. Loranthaceae Lythraceae Magnoliaceae Malpighiaceae Malvaceae 
Marantaceae    Melastomataceae Meliaceae Menispermaceae 
Page 7. Moraceae Musaceae Myristicaceae Myrsinaceae   Myrtaceae 
Oleaceae Opiliaceae Orchidaceae Orobanceae 
Page 8. Palmae Pandanaceae Passifloraceae Pentaphragmataceae 
Piperaceae Pondtederiaceae Rhamnaceae Rhizophoraceae Rubiaceae
Page 9. Rutaceae Santaliaceae Sapindaceae Sapotaceae Schisandraceae 
Scrophulariaceae  Smilacaceae Staphyleaceae Sterculiaceae 
Page 10. Styracaceae Taccaceae Theaceae Thymelaeaceae Tiliaceae
Ulmaceae Urticaceae Verbenaceae Violaceae Vitaceae 
Xanthophyllaceae Zingiberaceae   Page 11. Pteridophytes

P1900       p_yel Parkia speciosa Hassk. –Nitta tree; Habit: Tree
       The seed is a carminative, diuretic, reduces blood glucose, antidiabetic and cures renal disease. The young leaves are eaten raw as a vegetable. The young seeds are served either raw or roasted and can also be fried.

Parkia speciosa
(P1900 @Suwit Punnadee)

p_yel Parkia timoriana Merr –Nitta tree; Habit: Tree
       The bark has astringent properties and can help to heal wounds. The young leaves are eaten raw as a vegetable. The young seeds are very bitter although they can be eaten raw. The young seedlings are served fermented or can also be fried.

 Parkia timoriana, seeds which can be eaten, and a gibbon feeding on young leaves. (P1905 @Suwit Punnadee; P1910 @Sayan Makong)

pum Leguminosae-Papilionoideae

      p_yel Callerya atropurpurea (Wallich) Schot–Ka sae; Habit: Tree
       The young leaves and flowers can be eaten fresh as a vegetable.

pum Loranthaceae

       p_yel Dendrophthoe spp -Kafag ma muang; Habit: Parasitic shrub
       p_yel Helixanthera coccinea (Jack) Danser -Kafak yan tong; Habit: Parasitic shrub
       The ripe fruit can be eaten fresh.

  Dendrophthoe sp and Helixanthera coccinea, the flower attracts many birds as shown in the above left photo, a male Brown-throated sunbird suspended below the branch to feed on nectar. (P1915 @Suwit Punnadee; P1920 @Phamon Sumphanthamitr)

pum Lythraceae

      p_yel Lagerstroemia spp -Ta baek; Habit: Tree
       The young leaves, fruits and flowers can be eaten fresh and it is widely planted as a ornamental because of its attractive pink blossom and hardy character.


pum Magnoliaceae

      p_yelMagnolia liliifera (L.) Baill.
-Montha; Habit: Shrub/Shrubby tree
This plant can be used for decoration.

Magnolia liliifera
(P1925 @Suwit Punnadee)


      p_yel Michelia champaca L. -Champa; Habit: Shrubby tree
       This plant can be used for decoration. Dried flowers are used as an ingredient in Ya-hom, cardiac tonic, blood tonic, antinauseant, antipyretic, diuretic. The leaves are used for treatment of neural disorder. the stem bark is also used as an antipyretic.

       Michelia champaca, dry fruit on the forest floor and the Buff-vented bulbul perched in the branches.
(P1930, P1935 @Suwit Punnadee)


pum Malpighiaceae

      p_yel Hiptage spp -Nori; Habit: Climber
       This plant can be used for decoration. The leaves and bark are hot, acrid, bitter, insecticidal, vulnerary and useful in treatment of biliousness, coughs, asthma, burning sensation, thirst and inflammation; it has the ability to treat skin diseases and leprosy.

Hiptage sp, a fruit along the pathway.
(P1940 @Suwit Punnadee)


pum Malvaceae

       p_yel Hibiscus macrophyllus Roxb. ex Hornem. - Po hu; Habit: Tree
      The ripe fruit and young leaves can be eaten fresh.The bark contains a rough fiber used for rope making.

Hibiscus macrophyllus branch with the Orange-headed thrush perching on it, and shown is a blade of broadly cordate leaves. (P1945, P1950 @Suwit Punnadee)

pum Marantaceae

       p_yel Phrynium spp -Sat daeng; Habit: Herb
       This plant can be used for decoration.

   Phrynium sp and Schumannianthus dichotomus. (P1955, P1960 @Suwit Punnadee)

p_yel Schumannianthus dichotomus (Roxb.) Gagnep. – Khla; Habit: Herb
       This plant can be used for decoration. The tubers are used as antipyretic for yellow fever, exanthematous fever, to treat chicken pox, measles, rubella, small pox, pneumonia and urinary tract disease. Alleviates symptoms of heat and thirst.

 Schumannianthus dichotomus, the Green cat snake foraging at night, and shown is a blade of broad leaves with the line of holes made by a caterpillar. (P1965, P1970 @Suwit Punnadee)


pum Melastomataceae

       p_yel Clidemia hirta (L.) D.Don -Khong khleng khon tom; Habit: Shrub
       The ripe fruit and young leaves can be eaten fresh. This South American shrub has been introduced to South-East Asia, and can be found along the trail edges. It might displace the indigenous vegetation and associated animal diversity in this ecosystem, and plantation forests.

Clidemia hirta
(P1975 @Suwit Punnadee)


       p_yel Memecylon spp – Phlong kaem on; Habit: Shrubby tree
       The ripe fruit can be eaten fresh.

Memecylon sp, a flowers and young fruits. (P1980, P1985 @Suwit Punnadee)

       p_yel Pternandra spp – Phlong kaem on; Habit: Shrubby tree
       The ripe fruit can be eaten fresh.

 Pternandra sp, the gibbon feeding on it and some fruits which have dropped for the terrestrial animals. (P1990, P1995 @Suwit Punnadee)

pum Meliaceae

       p_yel Aglaia spp –wild long gong; Habit: Tree
       The ripe fruit has a sourish sweet taste and can be eaten fresh.

 Aglaia sp, the gibbon feeding on and some fruits which have dropped for the terrestrial animals. (P2000, P2005 @Suwit Punnadee)

Aglaia sp, can not be eaten but the colorful inflorescense and ripe fruits might be good for decoration. (P2010, P2015 @Suwit Punnadee)


    Aphanamixis polystachya
   (P2020 @Suwit Punnadee)

       p_yel Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R.Parker
Ta suea: Habit: Tree

       All parts are poisonous and can be fatal if a large quantity is consumed. Moreover the edible mushroom that grows on the fallen log of this plant may also become poisonous, if too much is eaten it can cause dizziness, vomiting or in extreme cases can be fatal. Bark has an astringent taste, it stimulates blood circulation, acts as an expectorant, can help heal wounds, antidysenteric. Leaves also have an astringent taste, and can be crushed and applied to reduce swelling. Fruit also has an astringent taste, and can be eaten to relieve joint pain.

p_yel Sandoricum koetjape (Burm.f.) Merr
– Kra thon: Habit: Tree
       The leaves are used as transpiration, while a solution of the boiled stem is used to bathe as antipyretic and can cure some skin diseases. The roots are a remedy for diarrhea, dysentery and alleviating symptoms of heat stroke. The fruit has a sourish sweet taste, can be eaten fresh or cooked in curries.

Sandoricum koetjape, the gibbon feeding on the fruit in the tree and dropped fruits for the terrestrial animals. (P2025, P2030 @Suwit Punnadee)


pum Menispermaceae

       p_yel Cyclea barbata Miers
-Krung badan; Habit: Climber
       The leaves are widely consumed by villagers in Northeast Thailand, it has a unique characteristic that could be used for food and nutritional applications, such as in therapeutic diets. The gel, consisting of pectin that is simply extracted from the plant leaves, has unique characteristics which could have industrial applications.

Cyclea barbata
(P2035 @Suwit Punnadee)


       p_yel Diploclisia aff. glaucescens (Blume) Diels- Khruea sai kai; Habit: Climber
       The ripe fruit can be eaten fresh.

 Diploclisia aff. glaucescens, a wild diet for various animals. (P20040, P2045 @Suwit Punnadee)

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   10 December 2009,
        Last updated:
        27 May 2010.