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Title: Ethnobotanical usages of grasses by the tribals of West Dinajpur district, West Bengal
Authors: Mitra, S
Mukherjee, Sobhan Kr
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Grasses
West Dinajpur District
West Bengal
Munda Tribes
Santal Tribes
Oraon Tribes
Polia Tribes
Ethnomedicine
Issue Date: Oct-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.7: A61K35/78, A61P1/02, A61P1/04, A61P1/06, A61P1/12, A61P1/14, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P13/10, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P17/04, A61P27/00, A61P27/02, A61P27/04, A61P31/00, A61P39/02
Abstract:  In the present paper, 27 ethnobotanical usages of 16 taxa of grasses are documented from 4 major tribal communities of West Dinajpur district of West Bengal. All the ethnobotanical information collected from these tribal communities is documented along with their vernacular name, phenology, place of collection, mode of preparation, and the processes of medication.
Page(s): 396-402
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.04(4) [October 2005]

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