K. Maïza, V. Hammiche, R.A. Brac de la Perrière
Target species of semi-nomad's collections, the medicinal plants are over exploited in the surroundings of saharian towns. The effort of a double threat of a genetic erosion on a rare vegetal space and the loss of a knowledge due to a progressive settlement of populations.

The surveys have been made on the nomads and the tradipracticians belonging to three distinct regions of the Sahara. The surveys cards made according to PHARMEL model proposed by ACCT, have been adopted.

The results concern the comparison of vernacular names, forms of use and properties which are attributes to them.

Maïza, K., Hammiche, V. and Brac de la Perrière, R.A. (1993). TRADITIONAL SAHARIAN PHARMACOPOEIA. Acta Hortic. 332, 37-42
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1993.332.7

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