New medicinal plants found in Manipur
27, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Scientists attempting to document indigenous medicinal knowledge of Zeliangrong ethnic group in Manipur have found new medicinal plants.
- Scientists identified plants like Gynura cusimbua, Hedyotis scandens, Mussaenda glabra and Schima wallichii whose medicinal usage are reported for the first time.
- Zeliangrong ethnic group is one of the 32 tribes in Manipur.