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Title: Floristic composition and practices on the selected sacred groves of Pallapatty village (Reserved forest), Tamil Nadu
Authors: S, Ganesan
M, Ponnuchamy
L, Kesavan
A, Selvaraj
Keywords: Floristic composition;Ethnobotany;Sacred groves;Conservation;Tamil Nadu
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P5/00, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P19/00, A61P27/16, A61P29/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: Field studies on floristic composition and ethnobotanical practices of the sacred groves of in and around Pallapatty village, Madurai district of Tamil Nadu were undertaken. A total of 133 plant species belonging to 113 genera distributed among 51 families were recorded. The mode of mythical and therapeutic uses and conservation practices of these plants by the local people has been discussed.
Page(s): 154-162
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(2) [April 2009]

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