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Title: Ethnobotany of Indian horse chestnut (Aesculus indica) in Mandi district, Himachal Pradesh
Authors: Rajasekaran, A
Singh, Joginder
Keywords: Aesculus indica
Tattwakhar
Khano
Bitterness
Halwa
Issue Date: Apr-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.8: A01K61/00, A61P1/04, A61P29/00
Abstract:  Aesculus indica Coleb. ex Wall. (Hippocastanaceae), known as Himalayan chest nut or Indian horse chestnut is a large tree, distributed in the Himalayas from Kashmir to Nepal. The tree is locally known as Khanor in Himachal Pradesh and its parts are used in day-to-day activities as fodder, medicine and timber. A flour, locally known as Tattwakhar is prepared from the seeds of the tree. In the paper, detailed ethnobotanical information on the tree collected from Chuwar valley of Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh along with traditional method of preparation of Tattwakhar flour is presented.
Description: 285-286
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3963
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(2) [April 2009]

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