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|Authors:||Singh, Ranjay K|
|Keywords:||New record/India/Arunachal Pradesh;Adi tribe;Galo tribe;Ethnobotany;Ethnic usage;Ecology;Phenology|
|IPC Code:||Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P17/00|
|Abstract:||Paper deals with the taxonomy, ecology, phynology, cultural and tradtional usage of Dekang (Gymnocladus burmanicus C.E. Parkinson, family Fabaceae (s.l.) used by the Adi and Galo tribes. Present study revealed that Dekang is found at altitude varying from 160 to 200 meters in the community forest of Adi and Galo tribes in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The pods of the tree are used in shampoo, soap, dermatological disorders, and for attracting the deer for hunting. There is an urgent need for the conservation of Dekang tree (Gymnocladus burmanicus C. E. Parkinson).|
|ISSN:||0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJTK Vol.08(4) [October 2009]|
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