Ethnobotanical classification and plant nomenclature system of high altitude agro-pastoralists in Dolpo, Nepal

@article{Ghimire2010EthnobotanicalCA,
  title={Ethnobotanical classification and plant nomenclature system of high altitude agro-pastoralists in Dolpo, Nepal},
  author={Suresh Kumar Ghimire and Yildiz Aumeeruddy‐Thomas},
  journal={Botanica Orientalis: Journal of Plant Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={6},
  pages={56-68}
}
This paper describes the findings of ethnobotanical research conducted in Tibetan community of agro-pastoralists in Dolpo, northwest Nepal. We assessed vernacular classification and plant nomenclature system with a particular focus on medicinal plants. We aimed to encompass the interpretation of semantic categories, as well as observing directly how people relate to plants in all material and symbolic aspects of their life. The methodology used consisted of village-level group meetings, indoor… 

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