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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part B
Ethanobotanical Study of Less Known Wild Edible Plants of Hakki Pikki Tribes of Angadihalli, Hassan District, Karnataka

Prashanth Kumar GM, Shiddamallayya N

The study was to document the less known wild edible plants used by Hakki Pikki tribal people in Angadihalli, Hassan district. A total of 29 species belonging to 29 genera and 19 families were documented as wild plants used for food and medicinal purposes by Hakki Pikki people. Among these species, 13 species are trees, followed by 08 species are herbs, 05 shrubs, and 03 species are climbers. The study has been observed that the knowledge on less known wild edible plants is on declining drastically day by day. The documentation of wild edible plants are known for their importance in as food/ nutritional supplement and its medicinal value, if the information is not collected, it may be last in near future.
Photographs of less known wild edible plants of Hassan district
Fig.: Photographs of less known wild edible plants of Hassan district
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How to cite this article:
Prashanth Kumar GM, Shiddamallayya N. Ethanobotanical Study of Less Known Wild Edible Plants of Hakki Pikki Tribes of Angadihalli, Hassan District, Karnataka. J Med Plants Stud 2015;3(5):80-85.
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