An ethnobotanical survey was carried out between January 2007 and January 2008 in Karandamalai, Southern Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu, a village inhabited by Valaiyans. The main objective of the present study was to bring to light the species of wild plants that are used for the treatment of various ailments by the Valaiyans. All told, some 63 plant species are enumerated in the present account.
"Ethnobotany of the Valaiyans of Karandamalai, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 24.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/24