First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola

@inproceedings{Lautenschlger2018FirstLE,
  title={First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of U{\'i}ge, northern Angola},
  author={Thea Lautenschl{\"a}ger and Mawunu Monizi and Macuntima Pedro and Jos{\'e} Lau Mandombe and Makaya Futuro Br{\'a}nquima and Christin Heinze and Christoph Prof. Dr. Neinhuis},
  booktitle={Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Angola suffered a long-lasting military conflict. Therefore, traditional knowledge of plant usage is still an important part of cultural heritage, especially concerning the still very poor health care system in the country. Our study documents for the first time traditional knowledge of plant use of local Bakongo communities in the northern province of Uíge on a large scale with a focus on medicinal plants and puts data in context to different parameters of age, gender and distance… CONTINUE READING
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