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An Ethnobotanical Survey of the Koch Community of South-West Garo Hills District, Meghalaya, India


Hemen Chandra Majumdar , B. Borooah College, Guwahati; Juri Moni Shyam, B. Borooah College, Guwahati; Utpal Chowdhury, B. Borooah College, Guwahati; Niranjan Roy, B. Borooah College, Guwahati; Devpratim Koch, B. Borooah College, Guwahati


Ethnobotanical, Koch community, Herbalist


An ethnobotanical survey of the Koch community of South-West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya, India was carried out during the period from August, 2014 to May, 2017. During the period, field survey, collection of specimens for herbarium, interview of local herbalist were extensively carried out in 24 villages inhabited by Koch community. The present investigation provides preliminary evaluation of 45 species of plants of ethnobotanical importance belonging to 36 families of Angiosperms and 1 family of Pteridophyte.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV5I60032
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 6
Publication Date: 01/09/2017
Page(s): 45-49

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