Wild edible plants used by Konyak tribe in Mon district of Nagaland: Survey and inventorisation

Pradheep, K ; Soyimchiten, - ; Pandey, Anjula ; Bhatt, K C

Abstract

This paper deals with 41 species of wild edible plants (WEPs) used by Konyak tribe in Mon district of Nagaland, recorded in two survey-cum-exploration trips undertaken during 2013 and 2014. The scientific and vernacular names of the plants, trends in domestication, period of availability, part(s) used and related notes are provided. Investigation for ethnobotanical studies and nutritive analysis has been emphasised. Fifteen WEPs were prioritised for germplasm collection and conservation.


Keyword(s)

Conservation, Konyak tribe, Nagaland, Wild edible plants.

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