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Title: Ethnobotanical knowledge of local communities of Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary, Trashiyangtse, Bhutan
Authors: Wangyal, Jigme Tshelthrim
Keywords: Bumdeling Wildlife Sanctuary
Traditional Knowledge
<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal;mso-ansi-language:EN-IN; mso-fareast-language:EN-IN;mso-bidi-language:HI">Sharchogpa</span></i>
<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal;mso-ansi-language:EN-IN; mso-fareast-language:EN-IN;mso-bidi-language:HI">Zalakha</span></i>
Issue Date: Jul-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int.Cl.<sup>8</sup>:A61K 36/00, A61K, A61D 7/00
Abstract: This paper discusses the ethnobotanical knowledge of the three ethnic groups, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">viz</i>. <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Sharchogpa</i>, <i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Zalakha</i> speaking people and the Bhutanese of Tibetan origin, that inhabit the wildlife sanctuary. Of the 165 ethnobotanical species used by the communities, 67 are used for treating different diseases while 98 are used for <span style="mso-ansi-language:EN-IN;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">woodcrafts, handicraft, vegetables, fodder, fibres, dying clothes and making tea, etc. <span style="mso-ansi-language:EN-IN;mso-fareast-language: EN-IN">Ericaceae with 16 species was found to be the most used plant family. <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="mso-ansi-language:EN-IN;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">Ophiocordyceps sinensis</span></i> [<span style="mso-bidi-font-weight:bold">Berk.] <span style="mso-bidi-font-weight:bold">Sacc.<span style="mso-ansi-language:EN-IN;mso-fareast-language:EN-IN">, was found next most useful to locals as the main source of cash income for the upland dwellers. </span></span></span></span></span>
Description: 447-452
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/14385
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(3) [July 2012]

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