Botanical name: Rauvolfia micrantha Family: Apocynaceae (Oleander family)
Synonyms: Rauvolfia indosinensis, Rauvolfia littoralis, Rauvolfia vietnamensis
Small Flowered Snake Root is a large shrub with dark green leaves. Leaves are elliptic-lanceshaped or inverted-lanceshaped, long pointed, 3-5 inches long. Flowers are small, as the species name micrantha suggests. They are borne in few-flowered cymes carried on long slender erect stalks. Sepals are triangular-ovate, flower tube is slightly swollen at the top, petals are small. Fruits are 4 mm, obliquely ovate, pointed. Small Flowered Snake Root is found in SW India, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam.
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