International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology (IJARET)

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Volume 11, Issue 2,February 2020, Pages 77-82, Page Count - 6

DIVERSITY OF MEDICINAL PLANTS IN NATURAL PEAT LABORATORY, HAMPANGEN EDUCATION FOREST, KATINGAN DISTRICT, CENTRAL KALIMANTAN

Sosilawaty (1)

(1) Department of Forestry, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Palangka Raya, Palangka Raya, Indonesia.

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Cite this article:Sosilawaty,  Diversity Of Medicinal Plants In Natural Peat Laboratory, Hampangen Education Forest, Katingan District, Central Kalimantan, International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology(IJARET), 2020, 11(2), PP.77-82

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to find out the diversity of medicinal plants found in the forest area of the Hampangen Educational Forest Nature Laboratory, and to know the efficacy of the medicinal plants that have been used by the community as traditional medicines or herbal medicines, and the ultimate goal will be to carry out further research, by testing the chemical elements contained in these medicinal plants. The method used in this research is the path method, namely with making research lines with a length of 500 meters and a width of 20 meters. The number of lines made as many as 3 lines of observation with different coordinates. For identifiers of medicinal plant species are indigenous people around the area of the Natural Forest Education Laboratory, and often utilize medicinal plants from the forest area to maintain health and to treat sick diseases. Based on the results of the study found 19 types of medicinal plants consisting of various forms of plants. Parts used as medicine are leaves, bark, roots, stems, seeds, water. The value of species diversity index is 2,621 with moderate category, species richness 3,4851 with high category and evenness of type of 0.890 is fairly evenly distributed. Utilization of medicinal plants is increasing, and it is necessary to protect the types of medicinal plants. The business of cultivating medicinal plants is also needed, so that its sustainability is maintained.
Author Keywords
Diversity medicinal plants forest.


ISSN Print: 0976-6480 ISSN Online: 0976-6499
Source Type: Journals Document Type: Journal Article
Publication Language: English DOI: 10.34218/IJARET.11.2.2020.009
Abbreviated Journal Title: IJARET Access Type: Open Access
Publisher Name: IAEME Publication Resource Licence: CC BY-NC
Major Subject:Life Sciences Subject Area classification: Agricultural and Biological Sciences
Subject area: Forestry Source: SCOPEDATABASE

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