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Research Paper | Botany Science | Pakistan | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Ethnobotanical Studies of Plant Resources of Cholistan Desert; Pakistan

Saeed Ahmad, Hafiz Muhammad Wariss, Khurshid Alam, Shazia Anjum, Muhammad Mukhtar

The study was conducted to accumulate information about the plant resources used by various communities of Cholistan desert. It was observed that the area is rich in natural flora and the inhabitants are dependent on these plant resources especially for their food; shelter; fuel; timber; fodder and health care. Ethnobotanical uses of plants collected through questionnaire and interview by local people during different seasons of the year. The different races were present in the study area as Kutwal; Sheikh; Makhy; Maby; Mahar; Bhain; Parhiyar; Bohar; Jam and Tanwari. A total number of 90 plant species belonging to 34 families have been reported to be used ethnobotanically.

Keywords: Ethnobotany, Cholistan desert, medicinal uses, food uses, domestic uses

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Pages: 1782 - 1788


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Saeed Ahmad, Hafiz Muhammad Wariss, Khurshid Alam, Shazia Anjum, Muhammad Mukhtar, "Ethnobotanical Studies of Plant Resources of Cholistan Desert; Pakistan", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=2014530, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 1782 - 1788

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