Ethnobotanical survey of Malakkurava tribals from Kollam district
The present study was conducted at Kulathupuzha village in Kollam district to identify the major plants which has been used malakkurava tribals for different purposes. Various plant parts were used for medicine, food, fodder, fuel and shelter are identified. Field surveys were utilized to know more about the land, people and collect plants for taxonomic identification. After the interview with tribals, the utility of plants, detailed methods of uses were documented. The information on botanical identities, family, local name, plant parts used & uses of each plant were discussed.