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Ethnomedicinal aroids of Goalpara District, Assam


Ethnomedicinal aroids of Goalpara District, Assam



Advances in Plant Sciences 18(1): 121-125



ISSN/ISBN: 0970-3586

A list is provided of 16 aroid plant species belonging to 9 genera (Acorus, Alocasia, Amorphophallus, Colocasia, Homalomena, Lasia, Pothos, Typhonium and Xanthosoma), which are successfully used to prevent various human and animal diseases, collected during a survey in Goalpara district of Assam, India, in 2001-03. This district is densely inhabited by tribal people such as Rabhas, Bodos and Garos.

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