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  • 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)
  • Kidane, Berhane; van der Maesen, L.J.G.; van Andel, Tinde; Asfaw, Zemede; Sosef, M.S.M. (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2014)
    Wild and semi-wild tree fruit species are important resources in combating food insecurity and providing supplementary diet to rural people. We studied wild and semi-wild fruit species used by the Maale and Ari communities ...
  • Addis, Getachew; Asfaw, Zemede; Woldu, Zerihun (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013)
    This paper presents the knowledge on wild/semi-wild edible plant species (WEPS) of Konso ethnic community of southern Ethiopia. Ethnobotanical information was collected through focus group discussions, observations, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Prakash, Bangalore Nagendrappa; Payyappallimanaa, Unnukrishnan (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2013)
    Herbs used by traditional healers for malaria management were documented in the Tumkur district of Karnataka, India. In total, 31 species of plants in 20 families were used. 30% of the herbal remedies contained species in ...
  • 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, ...
  • Kumar, Rajesh; Bharati, Kumar Avinash (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2014)
    Ethnomedicines play an important role in the healthcare practices of the Tharu tribes of Dudhwa National Park. A study was conducted to document their ethnomedicine and identify potential species for phytochemical and ...
  • Conde, Bruno Esteves; Rogerio, Izabela Taiana Salazar; de Siqueira, Aline Moreira; Ferreira, Marina Quintão; Chedier, Luciana Moreira; Pimenta, Daniel Sales (Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2014)
    This study aimed to collect ethnopharmacological data in communities in the vicinity of the Botanical Garden of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora regarding the use of medicinal plants, and to scientifically validate ...
  • 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)
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