6. ETHNOBOTANICAL USES OF AQUATIC PLANTS FROM DANTA TALUKA, BANASKANTHA DIST., GUJARAT by J.N. PATEL1 AND N.K. PATEL2
The present investigation of the ethnobotanical aquatic plants growing throughout the Danta taluka of Banaskantha district was carried out. A total of 16 species under 15 genera belonging to 14 families were collected and identified. An ethnobotanical study has been carried out by the tribal, who live in dense forest far away from the hospitals. The local inhabitants have developed and preserved a very old and strong tradition for folk medicine.
KEY WORDS: Ethnobotany, Aquatic, Danta, Banaskantha, Gujarat.