Plant Diversity ›› 2001, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (13): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Study on the Relationship of Indigenous Medicine and Agrobiodiversity Conservation in Daka, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan

DUXue-Fei CUIJin-Yun   

  1. Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science
  • Online:2001-12-26 Published:2001-12-26

Abstract: Indigenous medicine is important part of indigenous knowledge, about 1/5 plants are used to cure illness. By the re-search in tropic upland village, it is found that the indigenous medicine can evoke local people to preserve 24 medicine plants. So it can be used to improve the richness of agrobiodiversity. But the traditional medicine is facing disappeared, the policy must be took is to improve the important of traditional medicine.

Key words: Indigenous medicine