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Ethnobotany of ferns of Lakhimpur, Assam, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Rajiv Gandhi University, Department of Botany, Rono Hills, Doimukh-791112, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 7, Issue (7), Pages 27-34, July,10 (2018)


Investigation on medicinal properties and nutritional values of edible higher plants were commonly reported but often neglected the lower vascular cryptogams. Despite the rich flora in and around Assam, study on their medicinal attributes were limited. The objective of the investigation is to document the available edibles and medicinal Pteridophytes used traditionally by the Ahom tribes of Assam, India through ethnobotanical field survey and taxonomic identification of the plants.


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