International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2014)

A Study on Medicinal Climbers of Nallamalais, Andhra Pradesh


T. Shali Saheb

The survey of Medicinal climbers from Nallamalais recorded a total of 92 species under 74 genera and belongs to 27 families. Maximum number of medicinal climbers recorded for Asclepiadaceae with 16 species, followed by Cucurbitaceae 13species and Fabaceae 10species. Climbers were both wild and ornamental, they play a vital role in medicine and agriculture. Most primitive tribes Chenchus and Sugalis live in Nallamalais. These tribes have a rich traditional botanical knowledge of medicinal plants including climbers for curing various human ailments.
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T. Shali Saheb. A Study on Medicinal Climbers of Nallamalais, Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 1, Issue 5, 2014, Pages 172-176
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