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 30 plants have been identified and documented. The life style of the Paliyar was also studied.
Vikneshwaran, D.; Viji, M.; and Rajalakshmi, K.
"Ethnomedicinal Plants Survey and Documentation Related to Paliyar Community,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 146.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/146