The present study is mainly focused on the ethnomedico botany of the tribe Paliyars a dominant ethnic group inhabiting the Western Ghats (Off Shoots) of Sirumalai Hills, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu. In the present study the focus is on survey, documentation and enumeration of the medicinal plants practiced by the tribal Paliyars. As an outcome of the present investigations 25 plants have been identified and documented.
Vikneshwaran, D.; Viji, M.; and Lakshmi, K. Raja
"A Survey of the Ethnomedicinal Flora of the Sirumalai Hills, Dindugul District, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 129.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/129