New medicinal plants found in Manipur

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  • 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.
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