Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 2002  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 178--181

Traditional use of family loranthaceae form Western Maharashtra, India


DK Kulkarni, M Skumbhojkar 
 Botany Group, Division of Plant Sciences, Agharkar Research Institute, G.G. Agarkar Road, Pune 411 004, India

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D K Kulkarni
Botany Group, Division of Plant Sciences, Agharkar Research Institute, G.G. Agarkar Road, Pune 411 004
India

Family Loranthaceae is charactherized by parasitic nature of its species. Tribal people give importance to members of this family for their wild edible, medicinal values and withcraft and superstitious uses. In this connection, ethnobotanical survey among Mahadeokoli tribe was carried out in five districts namely Ahmadnagar, Nasik, Pune, Raigad and Thane. Information collected during field survey in Western maharashtra as well as from ancient literature is presented in this paper.


How to cite this article:
Kulkarni D K, Skumbhojkar M. Traditional use of family loranthaceae form Western Maharashtra, India.Ancient Sci Life 2002;21:178-181


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Kulkarni D K, Skumbhojkar M. Traditional use of family loranthaceae form Western Maharashtra, India. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 2002 [cited 2020 Jul 14 ];21:178-181
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