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Title: Ethnogynecological uses of plants prevalent among the tribes of Periyar Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats
Authors: Augustine, Jomy
Sreejesh KR
Bijeshmon PP
Keywords: Ethnogynecology
Periyar Tiger Reserve
<i style="">Mannan</i> tribes
<i style="">Paliyan</i> tribes
<i style="">Urali</i> tribes
<i style="">Malayarayan</i> tribes and <i style="">Malampandaram</i> tribes
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b style="">Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>:</b> A61K36/00, A61P15/00, A61P15/06, A61P31/00, A61P31/04
Abstract: Periyar Tiger Reserve, with an area of 777 sq km is the largest protected area in the high ranges of Kerala state. There are five tribal groups, namely <i style="">Mannan</i>, <i style="">Paliyan</i>, <i style="">Urali, Malayarayan</i> and <i style="">Malampandaram</i> with a total population of 2,166. An ethnobotanical study carried out among the tribal groups of Periyar Tiger Reserve revealed use of 15 plant species for ethnogynecological purposes.
Description: 73-76
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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