ETHNOBOTANICAL STUDIES OF SOME PLANTS OF TEHSIL KHARIAN, DISTRICT GUJRAT
The ethnobotanical data on various medicinal uses of some plants of Tehsil Kharian, District Gujrat, and Punjab was documented by using a questionnaires and open ended interviews of local people of study area. A total of 50 plant species belonging to 32 families were identified and it was noticed that the indigenous people of the study area use plants in different ways in their daily life such as medicines, fuel, shelter, forage/fodder, etc. Two Families were found abundant among all the families, i.e. Poaceae and Asteracae, having 5 and 4 species under ethnobotanical use, respectively.