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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Diversity of medicinal plants in Arakot-Khadikal forest area of District Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India

Asha Dobhal

Department of Botany Govt. P.G. College, New Tehri, Tehri Garhwal

Abstract

Status of medicinal plants of an oak forest in Arakot-Khadikhal area of Chamba block of Tehri district were analysed on the bases of the quantitative data collected (during August 2000 to July 2002) from different slope sites. The study area is belonging to mid-montane forest of Garhwal Himalaya rich with a number of medicinal plants. 155 species of medicinal importance were observed as common, 110 rare, 30 frequent, 17 escape from cultivation and 6 endangered. Most of the rare and endangered plant species of the present investigation have been recorded as rare or endangered in the flora of District Garhwal. Over-exploited species of medicinal importance was 18. Endangered or rare medicinal plants must be conserved with the help of in-situ and ex-situ conservation methods.

Medicinal plants, diversity, endangered, ayurveda

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Dobhal, A. (2016). Diversity of medicinal plants in Arakot-Khadikal forest area of District Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Environment Conservation Journal17(1&2), 47-66.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2016.171207

Received: 15.03.2016

Revised: 21.04.2016

Accepted: 12.05.2016

First Online: 25.06. 2016

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2016.171207

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