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A Study on Usefulness of Some Woody Plants in Mon State
- Woody plants of Mon State were studied at various field locations. A total of eighty-one species belonging to the seventy genera of thirty-two families were observed. The scientific name, vernacular name and family names of these hardwood species were mentioned. According to the heartwood hardiness, hardwood species made for lumbers, house constructions, furniture, railway sleepers, boat building, sport equipments, pulpwood, fire-woods, commercial and industrial structures were classified and enumerated. The potential application for treatment of leprosy, blood diseases, anemia, snake bite, carminative, vomiting, toothache, diarrhea, bronchitis, tumors, fever, ulcers, dysentery, piles, urinary discharges, blood impurities, typhoid, asthma, haemorrhage, etc. using different parts of the studied species were presented. It is suggested that this hardwood tree species in the regions' forests need some forms of conservation to keep the forest biodiversity healthy and sustainable.
Eh Khu Hpaw
Win Win New
Myo Hteik Aung
- Universities Research Journal (URJ)