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International Research Journal of Plant Science

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Abhishek Kumar Pandey

Department of Botany, Kalinga University:, Raipur, India


  • Full Length Research Paper   
    An Ethnobotanical Study of Medicinal Plants in Atal Nagar (New Raipur) of Chhattisgarh, India
    Author(s): Abhishek Kumar Pandey*

    An ethnobotanical study was performed from Oct 2017 to Dec 2018 to investigate the diversity of medicinal plants growing in New Raipur also known as Atal Nagar 30 km away from the city of Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. The ethnobotanical study was carried out by using semi-structured interview in which participatory rural appraisal (PRA) and Rapid rural appraisal methods used to obtain ethnobotanical knowledge of plants of their surrounding form local tribes. The quantitative data were also analyzed by the relative frequency of citation, use value and informant consensus factor. The present paper reports 103 medicinal plants belonging to 90 genera representing 40 families. These plants are used by local people to treat different ailments including diabetic, itching, purifying blood, toothache, asthma, fever, low pressure, ulcer and urinary discharge and many other diseases. The highest .. View More»
    DOI: 10.14303/irjps.2021.003

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