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Cultural transmission of ethnobotanical knowledge in a rural community of northwestern Patagonia, Argentina
In the present study we analyzed medicinal and edible plant utilization in Cuyin Manzano, a small rural population located near the Andean forests of Argentina. We also studied where and when plantExpand
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Patterns of use and knowledge of wild edible plants in distinct ecological environments: a case study of a Mapuche community from northwestern Patagonia
The multiple use of distinct ecological environments in the search for wild resources has been practiced since ancestral times in aboriginal communities inhabiting northwestern Patagonia. This paperExpand
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Medicinal wild plant knowledge and gathering patterns in a Mapuche community from North-western Patagonia.
Medicinal plant use has persisted as a long standing tradition in the Mapuche communities of Southern Argentina and Chile. An ethnobotanical survey was conducted in the rural Curruhuinca communityExpand
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Resilience and adaptation in the use of medicinal plants with suspected anti-inflammatory activity in the Brazilian Northeast.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE This study uses the utilitarian redundancy model as a basis to investigate issues related to the preference for plants native to the Caatinga used asExpand
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The maintenance of wild edible plant gathering in a Mapuche community of patagonia
  • A. Ladio
  • Biology
  • Economic Botany
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The Mapuche communities of Argentina and Chile have a vast knowledge of useful plants from temperate forests of Patagonia. However, present processes of transculturation and uprooting seem to haveExpand
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Ethnobotanical review of the Mapuche medicinal flora: use patterns on a regional scale.
AIM OF THE STUDY This paper aimed to present a quantitative review of information on Mapuche ethnobotany published for Argentina and Chile in the period 1955-2007. MATERIALS AND METHODS SixteenExpand
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Patterns of medicinal plant use by inhabitants of Brazilian urban and rural areas: a macroscale investigation based on available literature.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Although the relationship between local people and plants may be idiosyncratic, some human behaviors are common to different communities and can be influenced byExpand
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Edible Wild Plant Use in a Mapuche Community of Northwestern Patagonia
Mapuche Indians have a long tradition of using edible wild resources. The people of Rams (Neuquén, Argentina) consider themselves descendants of the Pehuenches, an Indian group that once inhabitedExpand
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Landscapes with Araucaria in South America: evidence for a cultural
South American Araucaria species include Araucaria araucana (Mol.) C. Koch (Argentina and Chile) and Araucaria angustifolia (Bert.) O. Kuntze (Brazil and Argentina). Both species produce nut-likeExpand
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Human ecology, ethnobotany and traditional practices in rural populations inhabiting the Monte region: Resilience and ecological knowledge
Abstract In this study, we looked for insights on how human populations inhabiting the Monte, interact with arid environments and how they use ecological knowledge on wild plants for theirExpand
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