Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1993  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 363--376

Less known edible fruit - Yielding plants of Nilgiris


M Cyril Nayagam1, MS Pushparaj1, S Rajan2 
1 Department of Botany, Government Arts College, Udhagamandalam - 643 002, India
2 Survey of Medicinal Plants and Collection Unit, 112, Government Arts College Campus, Udhagamandalam - 643 002, India

Correspondence Address:
M Cyril Nayagam
Department of Botany, Government Arts College, Udhagamandalam - 643 002
India

The present paper is concerned with 27 species belonging to 22 generate and 18 families, which yield wild edible fruits. They are arranged in alphabetical order followed by their local names and habit. An attempt has been also made to indicate the nutritive values of edible portions on the basis of documented literature. Brief illustration is furnished wherever necessary.


How to cite this article:
Nayagam M C, Pushparaj M S, Rajan S. Less known edible fruit - Yielding plants of Nilgiris.Ancient Sci Life 1993;12:363-376


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Nayagam M C, Pushparaj M S, Rajan S. Less known edible fruit - Yielding plants of Nilgiris. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1993 [cited 2020 Jul 9 ];12:363-376
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