Ethnobotanical investigation of underground Plant Parts of Kotia Hills of Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Sankara Rao B, Sarada Mani N, Sujatha B, Sharmila Polumahanthi
The study of ethno botany relating to any tribe is in itself a very intricate or convoluted process. This paper documents the traditional knowledge medicinal plants that are in use by the indigenous Kendh and Gadaba tribes residing in few isolated pockets of kotia hills of Vizianagaram district, Andhra Pradesh. The present study was done through structured questionnaires in consultations with the tribal practitioners and has resulted in the documentation of medicinal plant species belonging to different families and genera for curing diverse forms of ailments, by the use of underground plant parts.
Sankara Rao B, Sarada Mani N, Sujatha B, Sharmila Polumahanthi. Ethnobotanical investigation of underground Plant Parts of Kotia Hills of Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2015; 3(2): 118-120.