Taxonomical study and documentation of some medicinal plants of Fabaceae in Sambalpur Sadar range of sambalpur south forest division (Odisha)
JN Mendali and LM Behera
Taxonomical study and documentation of medicinal plants was carried out during 2011- 2016 in Sambalpur Sadar range of Sambalpur South Forest Division, Sambalpur, Odisha. The study was undertaken in the locality due to diversified topography along with tropical moist deciduous type of forest in some places providing the most congenial condition for the luxuriant growth of plant species. The collected plant species were studied and recorded thoroughly with taxonomic characters including habit, habitat, stem, leaf, inflorescence and description of flower parts. Besides medicinal uses of the plants species were gathered from different sections of people. The study was confined to 22 medicinally important plant species of fabaceae family. The plants are arranged alphabetically according to their correct botanical names followed by brief description of the plant along with flowering and fruiting time, local name, locality and voucher number, plant parts used, dosages and mode of administration.
JN Mendali, LM Behera. Taxonomical study and documentation of some medicinal plants of Fabaceae in Sambalpur Sadar range of sambalpur south forest division (Odisha). J Med Plants Stud 2018;6(6):155-158.