K.S. Alawa and Sudip Ray

Department of Botany, Govt. P.G. College, Dhar (India) Department of Botany, PMB Gujarati Science College, Indore (India) Email: kamalsinghalawa@gmail.com and sudbot@yahoo.com


The tribals living in remote forest areas with respected to food plants showed that tribals depend much upon forest products for their eaten a variety of wild vegetable plants. The paper deals with communicates first-hand information on 32 plant species belonging to 31 genera and 23 families were collected and identified. The information is based on an ethnobotanical field study of the district during 2012 to 2015. The tribals depend much upon forest products for their varies daily needs. The botanical names are arranged in alphabetical order, vernacular name and families, along with their plant part used and method to preparation is discussed. In all 32 plant species such utilized of vegetable, viz. Abelmoschus ficulneus (L.)Wt., Amaranthus spinosa L., Argyreia nervosa (Burm.f.)Bojer., Bauhinia racemosa Lam.,Celosia argentea L.,Corchorus olitorius L., Cordia dichotoma Forst. f., Momordica dioica Roxb.ex Willd., Senna tora (L.) Roxb., Wattakaka volubilis (L.f.) Stapf. were observred

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