The species composition of medicinal herbs is fairly diverse in Noong Duc mountain village, Chieng Sinh precint, Son La province. There are 133 species in 122 genera and 66 families. The Asteraceae (12 species); Fabaceae (7 species); Euphorbiaceae (6 species); Araceae (5 species); Moraceae (5 species); Araliaceae (5 species); Aspleniaceae (4 species); Rubiaceae (4 species); Menispermaceae (4 species) rank highest in numbers of species. The tree species are used for medicine to treat 15 different diseases. Six of them are listed in Vietmam Red Data Book, 2007.
Vu Thi Lien
College of Son La
Do Huu Thu
(Proceedings of 3rd National Scientific Conference on Ecology and Biological Resources, Hanoi 22th October 2009 - IEBR)