Ethno-medico-botanical observations of bamboos among Indigenous people of Manipur
Manish Kumar Singh
Manipur, the state lies on the laps of eastern Himalayan ranges is known for its glorious landscape, scenic beauty and unique endowments. Its varied topography and ideal climatic conditions shaped diverse forest types in the state. Among these forests wide variety of bamboos grow luxuriantly from hills to the plains which form an key component of rural landscape. The present paper provides information gathered on Ethno-medico-botany of wide variety of bamboos found growing in forest fringe villages of Manipur.