ethnobotany

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ethnobotany

[¦eth·nō′bät·ən·ē]
(anthropology)
The study of how cultures utilize plants and plant products.
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Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Database (2002) USDAARN-NGRL, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland, USA.
Turner, Nancy J and Katherine L Turner 2008 '"Where our women used to get the food"; Cumulative effects and loss of ethnobotanical knowledge and practice; Case study from coastal British Columbia', Botany 86(2):103-15.
If nothing else, the wonderful ethnobotanical stories of how plants are used around the world are fascinating.
As a prevention coordinator working under Oregon's limited access permit for the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon (CTSI), I have had the opportunity to learn about the ethnobotanical therapies the tribal people use, and I am pleased to see the oral health care industry becoming involved.
Chemotaxonomy of Erythroxylaceae (including some ethnobotanical notes on old world species).
A community-run ethnobotanical garden, established as part of the project, supplies midwives with medicinal plants, serves as an educational resource for schoolchildren, and generates income, enabling visitors to see the diversity of local Andean plants in exchange for small donations.
This work quotes the study by Schardong and Cervi (2000) that described the ethnobotanical knowledge of the plants marketed in the community of Sao Benedito, in Campo Grande.
Hunn, one of the pioneers of the field of ethnobiology, has written an ethnobotanical tour de force.
I first came to know Don Antonio in 1995, when we worked together to design and implement the first ethnobotanical gardens in the Amazon basin.
In South America, Africa and Southeast Asia, cocoa has played an integral role in several ethnobotanical traditions.