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Ethnobotanical studies on folklore medicinal plants used by Koya and Mannevar tribes of Pranahitha and Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuaries, Mancherial, Telangana, India


The present article deals with the ethnomedicinal and ethnoveterinary plants employed by Koya and Mannevar tribes inhabiting in and around the Pranahitha and Shiwaram Wildlife Sanctuaries. A total of 104 plant taxa of 32 families were recorded. Fabaceae is the most predominant family, followed by Apocynaceae, Convolvulaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Malvaceae, Rubiaceae and Verbenaceae.


Ethnomedicinal, Koya, Pranahitha and Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuaries.


Author Biography

Nageswara Rao Singisala

Asst Professor Dept of Botany Osmania University Hyderabad 500007


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