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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 3 (2018)

Survey on underexploited vegetables and their medicinal importance in Chikamagalur district, Karnataka, India

Author(s):

Srinivasa V, Devaraju and Akshay Angadi

Abstract:
A survey was conducted in the rural and tribal areas of Chikmagalur district, Karnataka during 2016-17 for documentation of underexploited, non-conventional, traditional and indigenous wild vegetables for further studies leading to sustainable utilization of these resources to overcome malnutrition in vegetarian diet. During present study 21 species belonging to 16 families have been documented. <em>Coccinia indica</em>, <em>Moringa oliefera</em>, <em>Amaranthus spinosus</em> and <em>Amaranthus virdis</em> are the most commonly grown vegetables. Leaves and young stem are used in majority of the cases.

Pages: 440-442  |  1404 Views  466 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Srinivasa V, Devaraju and Akshay Angadi. Survey on underexploited vegetables and their medicinal importance in Chikamagalur district, Karnataka, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3S):440-442.

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