Medicinal plants of Seijosa circle, Pakke-Kessang district, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Balkrishna, Acharya ; Joshi, Bhasker ; Srivastava, Anupam ; Shankar, Rama ; Vashistha, Rajiv Kumar; Kumar, Aashish ; Aqib; Mishra, Rajesh Kumar

Abstract

During plant exploration and survey of Seijosa Circle (forest area), in Pakke Kessang district of Arunachal Pradesh (2018-2019) the authors collected ca. 3000 plant samples from different localities. Of these, 219 species belonging to 184 genera and 84 families are used as medicinal plants. The information about the medicinal uses of these plants has been gathered during field trips of Seijosa from local inhabitants. The plants are arranged alphabetically family-wise, followed by their scientific name, regional name, habit, plant parts used, medicinal uses and accession number. These plant species are utilized by local people for various ailments in the Seijosa forest area.


Keyword(s)

Arunachal Pradesh; Medicinal uses; Pakke-Kessang district; Plant exploration; Seijosa circle.

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