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Title: An ethnobotanical study of Chirus- A less known tribe of Assam
Authors: Singh, Vivek Narayan
Chanu, L Ibemhal
Community, Baruah, MK
Keywords: Ethnic group
Chiru tribe
Kamranga village
Therapeutic uses
Issue Date: Jul-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A01D 11/00, A01D 12/27, A01D 16/02, A01D 7/12, A01D 14/06, A01D 7/35, A01D 12/34, A01D 13/00, A01D 7/31
Abstract: In present paper the first hand information is given about the ethnobotanical study of Chiru tribe of Lakhipur sub-division of Cachar district, Assam. Fifteen plant species belonging to 12 families are found to be utilized in 27 diseases. Out of 31 ethnobotanic remedies reported, 11 modes of uses are reported for the first time. Leaves are found to possess maximum therapeutic property over any other part.
Page(s): 572-574
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(3) [July 2011]

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