Compilation of herbal plants (description, geographical distribution, taxonomy, line drawings), biodiversity and herbarium.

Read More
Research & Publication

Description of herbal and T&CM research, searchable publication and process from medicinal plant discovery to clinical trial in producing a high-quality registered herbal drug.

Read More
Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM)


Definition and description of therapies, policy, training and education, research in the practise of (T&CM) and integrated medicine system.           

Read More


News Update

Announcement & Advertisement

Forthcoming Events

International Congress on Drug Delivery

From Mon, 5. October 2020 Until Tue, 6. October 2020

Global Pharmaceutical and Pharma Industry Conference

From Mon, 12. October 2020 Until Tue, 13. October 2020

14th International Conference on Pharmaceutics and Drug Safety

From Wed, 21. October 2020 Until Thu, 22. October 2020

Seminar Tumbuhan Ubatan, Beraroma dan Pegetahuan Tradisi 2020

From Tue, 10. November 2020 Until Wed, 11. November 2020

2nd International Conference on Natural Products & Traditional Medicine

From Mon, 16. November 2020 Until Tue, 17. November 2020

Globba pendula Roxb.

Globba pendula Roxb.




Globba panicoides Miq., Globba uliginosa Miq., Globba wallichii Baker.

Vernacular Names

Malaysia Meroyan tinggal, halia hutan, puar birah (Peninsular).
Indonesia Pedas kancil (Palembang, Sumatra), jae kera (Bangka).
Vietnam Ng[ar]i m[oj]i.

Geographical Distributions

It is well distributed in Bangladesh, southern Burma (Myanmar), Vietnam, peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Bangka, western Java and Borneo.


G. pendula is a herb, which can grow up to 100 cm tall.

The leafy shoot is up to 13 leaves. The leaves are with acuminate-caudate apex, with stiff and curved hairs on above lateral veins.

The inflorescence is much elongated, nodding and with rather long cincinni. The flowers are orange and subsessile. The staminodes are longer than its lateral petal lobes while the anther is with 2 appendages.

Ecology / Cultivation

G. pendula is locally common in primary as well as secondary, lowland and lower montane forest up to 1200 m altitude.

Line Drawing / Photograph



  1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia No.12(3): Medicinal and poisonous plants 3.

Explore Further

Consumer Data

Consumer data including medicinal herbs, dietary supplement monographs, health condition monographs and interactions and depletions.                                    

Read More
Professional Data

Professional data organized into medicinal herbs, dietary supplement monographs, health condition monographs, T&CM herbs, formulas, health conditions, interactions and depletions.

Read More
International Data

We offer International linkages to provide extensive content pertaining to many facets of T&CM as well as Integrated Medicine. Please register for access.    

Read More