11. SOME ETHNO-MEDICINALLY IMPORTANT PLANTS (SHRUBS, UNDER-SHRUBS AND CLIMBERS) OF GORAKHPUR DIVISION, UTTAR PRADESH by RAJNISH KUMAR AND SWATI SHAHI
Survey of Gorakhpur Division was carried out to document the Ethno medicinal shrub and climber plants used by the rural and tribal of the area. The study is based on the exhaustive interviews with local inhabitants. During the study 29 shrub and under shrub species belonging to 28 genera of 18 families and 8 climber species belonging to 6 genera and 6 families were recorded which are being used to cure various diseases in this area. These plants have great potential to be used in drugs and pharmaceutical industries.
KEY WORDS: Ethno-Medicinally, Plants, Gorakhpur division,