Exploration and documentation of some more wild edible food plants from tribal region of Peth tehsil, Nashik district (Maharashtra.) India
Smita Chavan, Avinash Jondhale
Wild edible plants play very important role in survival of tribal community. In this exploration and documentation of wild food plants consumed by tribal community inhabiting in the Peth tahsil of Nashik district fall in Maharashtra state-India. In the present investigation we observed that a total 125 plants species belonging to 54 different families were documented as wild plant use as food. Moraceae was the dominant family with 9 taxa and Amaranthaceae followed by 8 taxa. In the present study four major life form were climbers, herbs, shrubs and trees in wild edible food plants. The plant species divided in to two classes vegetable and raw. The plant species, their families, local name and plant part used was also analysed and arranged sequentially. Therefore, Finally I concluded that all above utilized wild edible food plants are necessary for conservation and propagation.