Ethnomedicinal study of various plants in lone valley, district Chitral, KPK, Pakistan
Faheem Tariq, Syed Inzimam ul haq, Kiran Natasha, Jalil Ahmad, Fayaz Ahmad, Adnan, Amir Ali and Abdul Basit
The valley of lone, district Chitral (Pakistan) is an area of great importance as it is endemic to variety of plants diversity. This present study aims to analyze the variety of ethno medicinal plants found in Chitral. The present study was carried out in lone valley of district Chitral, during 2016–2017. A total of 35 species belonging to 30 genera and 19 families were recorded. Out of 35 species, 34 were angiosperms, having 33 dicots and 2 monocots, one species belonging to Gymnosperm. The dominant family was Asteraceae with 5 species (14.28%) followed by Rosaceae with 4 species (11.42%), Lamiaceae, Apiaceae and Chenopodiaceae with 3 (8.57%) species and Ranunculaceae, Brassicaceae and Solanaceae, with 2 (5.71%) species each, Alliaceae, Boraginaceae, Eleagnaceae, Malvaceae, Oleaceae, Plantaginaceae, Berberidaceae, Convolvulaceae, Ephedraceae, Rubiaceae, Geraniaceae, Chenopodiumrepresented as dominant genus followed by, Prunus and Artemesa each with 1 species (2.85%).
Faheem Tariq, Syed Inzimam ul haq, Kiran Natasha, Jalil Ahmad, Fayaz Ahmad, Adnan, Amir Ali, Abdul Basit. Ethnomedicinal study of various plants in lone valley, district Chitral, KPK, Pakistan. J Med Plants Stud 2019;7(3):24-28.