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Title: Ethnobotanical usages of plants in western Mizoram
Authors: Lalfakzuala, R
Lalramnghinglova, H
Kayang, H
Keywords: Ethnobotany
Endangered plants
Rare plants
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: A61K36/00, A61P1/02, A61P1/06, A61P1/12, A61P1/14, A61P1/16, A61P9/00, A61P9/12, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P11/04, A61P11/06, A61P11/10, A61P13/00, A61P13/02, A61P17/00, A61P17/02, A61P25/00, A61P27/02, A61P29/00, A61P31/02, A61P39/02
Abstract: Ethnobotanical survey among the tribals inhabiting western part of Mizoram brought to light a number of wild plant species used as edibles and as herbal medicine. There are 23 plants species, which were common throughout the study area. The tribals utilized 89 plant species for herbal medicine, 44 plant species consumed as wild edible fruits, 33 plant species as wild edible plants, 8 plant species for pig food, 11 plant species for fire wood & for charcoal making and 23 plant species for timber. The paper enumerates and discusses various ethnobotanical aspects of the plants used by the tribals of Mizoram.
Page(s): 486-493
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.06(3) [July 2007]

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