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Exploration of Medicinal Plant in Telaga Village Langkat District Sumatera Utara Province
Rahmawaty PhD

Last modified: 2019-06-25

Abstract


Abstract. Medicinal plants in North Sumatra Province can be found in several places, including on agroforestry land, either planted or grown wild. This study aimed to identify the medicinal plants in the agroforestry land at Telaga Village.  This research was conducted in Langkat District, North Sumatra, Indonesia, by survey method to collect medicinal plants by making 16 plots in the field. The results showed that there were found 199 individuals plant. Senduduk Bulu (Clidemia hirta) was the dominant plant that was found (61 individual plant) followed by Ilalang (Imperata cylindrical) (17 individual plant), Lempuyang (Zingiber zerumbet) (14 individual plant), and Merah Mata (Hedyotis corimbosa) (14 individual plant).  The value of the diversity index was classified as moderate (2.4). The information about medicinal plant species is very important. Therefore, it is necessary to develop the information of medicinal plant regarding to be able to preserve the existing species of plants at Telaga Village.

 


Keywords


Agroforestry, Medicinal plants, Telaga Village, Senduduk Bulu

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