A. K. Shrivastava1; S. Patra2 and A. Tikariha

(Affiliation: Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh) (1P.g. deppt of botany, Govt. D. T. college, utai, durg, C.G.) (India) (2*P.G. Deppt of Botany, Govt. N.P.G. college of science, raipur, C.G.) (India) (E-mail ID anitatikariha@gmail.com; 9827402592)


Survey done in 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 in Durg district of Chhattisgarh state showed the biodiversity of different weeds. About 21 families with 42 genera and 46 species were studied. Out of which, 43 weeds belonged to 20 families of Angiosperms having medicinal properties. Among them, 07 belonged to monocot where as 36 belonged to dicot group. They were reported to be used in treating various diseases. Chhattisgarh is rich in biodiversity, having wild as well as cultivated plant of the weeds are allergenic, poisonous and harmful to mankind, while the others have medicinal value.

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