Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part G (2017)
Survey of medicinal plants in Bishnupur District, Manipur, North Eastern India
A wide survey of medicinal plants at Bishnupur District was conducted at 14 (fourteen) study sites (1.Nambol, 2.Ngaikhong, 3.Ngaikhongsiphai, 4.Kwasiphai, 5.Nachou, 6. Potsangbam, 7.Upokpi, 8.Toupokpi, 9.Ningthoukhong, 10.Thinungei, 11.Phubala, 12.Sunusiphai, 13.Naranseina and 14.Thamnapokpi) covering the entire district. In the present study 100(hundred) species belonging to 56 (fiftysix) families and a total of 87 (eightyseven) genera of medicinal plants were found to be used in the different places of Bishnupur District. The plant species which have been collected from the survey sites are alphabetically enumerated providing the botanical names along with the collection numbers, local names, plant parts used and medicinal value. Some noteworthy ethno-medicinal value having peculiar traditional knowledge of plants which are used in curing diseases and ailments are Caesalpinia bonducella L., Plantago erosa Wall., Oreocnide integrifolia Miq., Ficus glomerata Roxb., Terminalia arjuna (Roxb.) Weight & Arn., Melothria perpusilla (Blume) Cogn. etc. and some important plants which are used to induce abortion are Passiflora edulis Sims, Daucus carota L., and Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. In this study rare species Iris sibirica L., was found in this district and were thinly distributed.
How to cite this article:
Khoirom Yaiphabi Devi, Maibam Haripriya Devi, Potsangbam Kumar Singh. Survey of medicinal plants in Bishnupur District, Manipur, North Eastern India. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(4):462-471.