This paper presents the Kani tribal uses of an endemic plant species, Poecilineuron pauciflorum Bedd. (Family Cluciaceae). The Kani tribals use it for the treatment of Mendel disorder and infectious diseases, and for exorcism activities. The information presented here was collected from the Kani community at Karaiyar, Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR) forest, South India, Tamil Nadu.
Ghanthi Kumar, S. and Manickam, V. S.
"Ethnobotanical Utilization of Poecilineron pauciflorum Bedd. by the Kani Tribes of Agasthiamalai, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 97.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/97