Chhattisgarh is situated in central eastern part of the India. The north-east part of Chhattisgarh state is covered with dense forest and hills. Jashpur and Surguja districts are situated in North-East corner of the state. Both districts are popular for their ultimate tribal culture. Surguja District is situated in the northern part of Chhattisgarh. It lies between 23 3725" to 24 617" north latitude and 81 34'40" to 84°4'40" cast longitude. The north-south corner of the state is Jashpur district, lies between 22 17' and 2315' North latitude and 83° 30' and 84 24' East longitude. A large number of plant species have been collected which are used by the tribals and the villagers for treatment of various ailments. The survey was carried out with the cooperation of tribal vaidyas and villagers. The present paper deals with 25 plant species which are used by them ethnomedicinally, collected plants are very important and rare in this area. Ethnomedicinally important plants ure: Argyreia speciosa Sweet., Bulbophyllum leopardinum Lindl., Chlorophytum arundinaceum Bark., Clerodendrum indicum (L) Ktze, Dellenia pentagyna Roxb., Erycibe paniculata Roxb., Flemingia withtiana Grah, Gossypium hirsutum L. Loranthus ligustrinus Wall, Lygodium flexuosum Sw., Mucuna imbricata DC., Nyctanthus arbour-tristis L., Ochna pumila Buch-Ham.exD.Don., O. squarrosa L., Porana paniculata Roxb, Premna herbacea Roxb., Pueraria tuberose DC. Saccolabium papillosum Lindl. etc.
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