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  • Etkin, Nina L (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2008)
    This article puts a unique spin on Charles Darwin’s work by looking at the plants that he studied through the lens of ethnobotany. I employ this biocultural perspective to explore a handful of species to understand how ...
  • Maneenoon, Katesarin; Sirirugsa, Puangpen; Sridith, Kitichate (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2008)
    Dioscorea is the main source of carbohydrate for the Sakai tribe at Banthad Range, Peninsular Thailand. Nine subgroups of Sakai wander in this area where fifteen species of the genus have been found. Thirteen of the species ...
  • Pirani, Atefeh; Moazzeni, Hamid; Mirinejad, Shahab; Naghibi, Farzaneh; Mosaddegh, Mahmoud (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2011)
    Ethnobotanical data of Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb. in Iran is documented from various historical, religious, literary, linguistic and pharmacological viewpoints. Field trips were conducted to different habitats of J. excelsa ...
  • Avocèvou-Ayisso, Carolle; Avohou, TH; Omorou, M; Dessou, G; Sinsin, B (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012)
    Integrating ethnobotanical knowledge in the development of management and conservation strategies of indigenous plant resources is critical to their effectiveness. In this paper, we used four plant use indices to assess ...
  • Egbe, Andrew Enow; Tabot, Pascal Tabi; Fonge, Beatrice Ambo (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012)
    An ethnobotanical investigation was carried out in 12 villages in Manyu and Fako Divisions, South-western Cameroon to determine economic potentials and priorities of eight non-timber forest products (NTFPs) tree species ...
  • Hayat, Muhammad Qasim; Khan, Mir Ajab; Ashraf, Muhammad; Jabeen, Shazia (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2009)
    Pakistan hosts rich biodiversity, including 38 species of the genus Artemisia L. (Asteraceae). Plant morphological descriptions were noted by means of observations and ethnobotanical details were documented through ...
  • Chaveerach, Arunrat; Mokkamul, Piya; Sudmoon, Runglawan; Tanee, Tawatchai (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2006)
  • Prance, Ghillean T. (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2003)
  • McClatchey, Will; Gollin, Lisa X. (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2005)
    A consortium of conservation groups organized by the Missouri Botanical Garden in 2005 responded to a call for development of conservation areas in Madgascar that would include human communities within them by arranging ...
  • Huyin Huai; Qinqin Dong; Aizhong Liu (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010)
    Toxic plants are important elements of ethnomedicine. Ethnomedicinal knowledge on toxic plants recorded from five indigenous people, Dai, Lahu, Miao, Tujia, and Wa in south and southwestern China, was summarized and analyzed ...
  • Rai, Prabhat Kumar; Lalramnghinglova, H (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2011)
    Ethnomedicines are widely used across India. Scientific knowledge of these uses varies with some regions, such as the North Eastern India region, being less well known. Plants being used are increasingly threatened by a ...
  • Gunasekaran, Mariappan; Balasubramanian, P (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2012)
    Worship of plants is practiced throughout the world and is well established from pre-historic periods in India. In Tamil Nadu state, India this customary practice follows with religious faiths and culture. One such religious ...
  • Ngari, Eunice W; Chiuri, LW; Kariuki, ST; Huckett, S (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010)
    Medicinal plants play a major role in meeting the medical and health needs of people, especially in developing countries. However, destruction of habitat through deforestation, over exploitation for commercial purposes, ...
  • Hayat, Muhammad Qasim; Khan, Mir Ajab; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Shaheen, Nighat; Yasmin, Ghazalah; Akhter, Shamim (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2008)
    The presented research investigated the use of folk remedies among the people of Tehsil Pindigheb, District Attock of Pakistan. During the ethnobotanical survey, we documented indigenous knowledge and collected plant ...
  • Aranguren, Anairamiz; Márquez, Nelson Jhonny (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2011)
    An ethnological analysis aimed at evaluating traditional knowledge on useful plants in six adjacent locations to seasonally dry forests was proposed. Unstructured interviews and free listings were applied to evaluate ...
  • Albuquerque, Ulysses P.; Lucena, Reinaldo F. P.; Monteiro, Júlio M.; Florentino, Alissandra T. N.; Almeida, Cecília de Fátima C. B. R. (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2006)
    A critical evaluation of two quantitative techniques used in ethnobotanical studies was undertaken using data concerning plant use in a rural community in the semi-arid region of Pernambuco State, northeastern Brazil. The ...
  • Elvin-Lewis, Memory (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2006)
    In the context of evolving intellectual property law, defining ownership of traditional knowledge can be challenging when claims of origin are conflicting and requires accepting parameters of how uniqueness is defined and ...
  • McClatchey, Will C. (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2005)
  • Bridges, K. W.; McClatchey, Will (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2006)
    All ethnobotanical field researchers should be prepared for emergencies. While such problems are often thought to be low probability events, they are actually common enough that all investigators should be appropriately ...
  • Sher, Hassan; Hussain, Farrukh; Sher, Hazrat (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2010)
    An ex-situ experiment was conducted to evaluate the growth performance of six medicinal species (Aconitum laeve Royle, Bunium persicum B. Fedtsch., Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch., Podophyllum hexandrum Royle, Delphinium ...
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