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Title: Tribal knowledge on wild edible plants of Meghalaya, Northeast India
Authors: Kayang, H
Keywords: Wild edible plants;Khasi tribe;Jaintia tribe;Garo tribe;Meghalaya
Issue Date: Jan-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl⁸: A61K36/00, A01G1/00, A01G17/00, A47G19/00, A23L1/00, A23L1/06, A23L2/02
Abstract: Documentation of tribal knowledge on wild edible plants of Meghalaya brought to light a number of wild plant species used as edibles. The plant parts, viz. roots, tubers, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds are used in raw or cooked forms. The present study records 110 wild growing plants, which are eaten whole or in part by the local people. The paper enumerates and discusses various aspects of the wild plants used by Khasi, Jaintia and Garo tribes of Meghalaya.
Page(s): 177-181
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.06(1) [January 2007]

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