Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (05): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Ethnobotanical Valuation on Medicinal Plant Resources in Ludian Administrative Village,Lijiang County, Yunnan Province

WANG YuHua,XU JianChu,LI YanHui,PEI ShengJi   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Kunming 650204,China
  • Online:2003-10-25 Published:2003-10-25

Abstract: This paper applied ethnobotanical methodology to valuate the richness of medicinal plant resources in Ludian administrative village,Northwest Yunnan where has a long history of Naxi (Dongba) culture,based on community level.It analyzed the complex habitat,the diversity species and the richness traditional knowledge of medicinal plant resources in Ludian are fit with each other, and the comprehensive utilization factor has a close relationship with the rare and endangered factor.It discussed the communitybased sustainable management of medicinal plant resources should integrate with the local traditional culture and knowledge and practise into the actual use.It suggested to set up the specific conservation area for some special medicinal plant resources as the IN SITU conservation pattern in Ludian.

Key words: Ethnobotany;Medicinal plant;Resources valuation;Sustainable management