MEDICINAL GRASS RESOURCES FROM SAMBHAL DISTRICT OF ROHILKHAND REGION (U.P.), INDIA
Publication Date : 26/06/2017
Grasses are the members of Poaceae (Gramineae) family which are the most vital part in our life as food, medicine, cattle-fodder and many different things. Sambhal district is represented by 6 subfamilies and 14 tribes of family Poaceae. Subfamily Panicoideae (24 species) had the highest number of species followed by Chloridoideae (9 species), Pooideae (5 species) and Bambusoideae (1 species), Ehrhartoideae (1species), Arundinoideae (1 species) each, while Centothecoideae, Aristidoideae, Anomochlooideae, Danthonioideae, Pharoideae, and Puelioideae are not represented in this area. We recorded total 41 species out of which 18grass species used in fungal infection, fever,haematuria, urinary diseases, intestinal worm, asthma, jaundice,cough, wounds, snakebite, rheumatism etc.
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