Status of threatened medicinal plants of Jhabua district, Madhya Pradesh, India

Vijay V. Wagh*, Ashok K. Jain

Abstract


Recent years have witnessed an upsurge in the popularity of herbal medicines which are obtained from rich diversity of medicinal and aromatic plants available in India. However, these plants are still to large extent gathered and collected from the natural stands with little attention to its replenishment. The present study was carried out in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, to know the conservation assessment and present status of population of medicinal and other plant species. The paper highlights the presence of 6 Critically Endangered, 25 Endangered and 22 Vulnerable species in various localities of Jhabua district.

Keywords


Medicinal plants; Threatened Status; Jhabua district.

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