Documentation of medicinal plants and its uses by Phom tribe of Longleng district, Nagaland
Hanako Jamir K and Kruolalie Tsurho
The present study was carried out in the district of Longleng, Nagaland which lies at 94°- 95° East Longitude and 26 0 - 270 North Latitude covering a total area of 885 square kilometres. The study was conducted during January 2015 to December 2015. The distribution and abundance of these indigenous medicinal plants were recorded through consultation of the villagers and local traditional healers of Phom tribe of Longleng District. In the present study, a total of 71 medicinal plants were documented and further the scientific names, common names, local names, family, habitat and medicinal uses were given. The indigenous medicinal plants documented were found in warm and cold regions of the district respectively.