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Medicinal Plants of Arunachal Pradesh

Flora / FaunaMonograph

By: Rama Shankar (Author), MS Rawat (Author)

206 pages, colour photos, b/w line drawings, b/w maps

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Hardback | Jan 2013 | #222921 | ISBN-13: 9788170893677
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Language: English

Medicinal plants of Arunachal Pradesh gives an introductory account of land topography, geology and climate along with the people and the life of the tribal inhabitants. The floristic vegetation is distributed into tropical, sub-tropical, temperate and alpine types, which include various types of plants used as food and vegetables in different localities by local inhabitants.

The exhaustive exploration of medicinal plants and folklore medicines in different parts of the state of Arunachal Pradesh in different seasons from 1980–2008 ha been described in detail and covers medicinal plants collected from various fields under natural climatic condition, and plants under. For each plant a brief description gives information on cultivation and the folklore, Latin, Sanskrit, Hindi and local names, salient features, period of flowering and fruiting, distribution, and uses. The method for the use of folklore medicines have also been given in detail. A separate chapter has been used for the plants collected from cultivated fields in different parts of the state under study. Special attention has also been made to identify the rare and threatened medicinal plants on the localities and some strategies for the conservation of such valuable wealth. Medicinal plants of Arunachal Pradesh is supplemented with maps, line drawing and photographs. Separate chapters have been used for wasteland management and commercial
prospects of medicinal plants in Arunachal Pradesh.


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