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Title: Minangmose (Gymnocladus assamicus) and Dekang (Gymnocladus burmanicus): Culturally important and endangered trees of eastern Himalayas-conservation perspectives [RETRACTED ARTICLE]
Authors: Singh, Ranjay K
Srivastava, R C
tribe, Adi
tribe, Monpa
tribe, Khasi
Community, Manipuri
Mukherjee, T K
Keywords: Gymnocladus assamicus
Gymnocladus burmanicus
Gymnocladus chinensis
Biocultural value
Ethnomedicinal value
Eastern Himalaya
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P17/00, A61P17/08, A61P29/00, A61P31/02
Abstract:  The paper deals with different aspects of three species of a legume genus, viz. Gymnocladus Lamck. (G. assamicus, G. burmanicus and G. chinensis). The identity, taxonomic account, phenology, habit, habitat, distribution, indigenous uses, biocultural values among different tribes and communities of Northeastern India, affinities, regeneration potential, major threats and conservation strategies¬† are discussed. Efforts made at grassroots level to collect primary data from community forest with Adi, Monpa, Khasi and Manipuri communities of Northeast India, are also presented. Conservation strategies are additional information with the paper.
Page(s): 419-429
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(3) [July 2010]

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