Traditional Dye Yielding Plants of Firozabad, U.P., India
Keywords:Ethnobotanical studies, Dye, Firozabad
District Firozabad is a city of glass work and Bangles. It is also a rich source of ethnobotanical studies. Local weavers and ethnic communities use plant dyes for imparting different shades to their clothes, hands, hairs and food items. About 19 plant species belonging to 17 families of Dicots, mostly trees and herbs have been identified as traditional dye yielding plants.
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