Medicinal Plant Resources of Lankamalleswara Wild Life Sanctuary, Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh
Maheshwari P Uma, Babu M Ram, Basha S K M*
NBKR Medicinal Plant Research Centre, Vidyanagar – 524413, SPSR, Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) India
*Corresponding author email: email@example.com
Sri Lankamalleswara wild life sanctuary (also famous as Lankamala hills and forest) is situated in the Lankamalai hill ranges are about 30kms from Kadapa. The Lankamalleswara wild life sanctuary is rich with rare and endangered medicinal plants. The most predominant medicinal plant species found in this region are Pterocarpus marsupium, Pterocarpus santalinus and Santalum album along with the several rare medicinal plants which are essentially required in preparing ayurvedic, sidda and Unani medicine. The present study emphasizes the wealth of medicinal plants in Sri Lankamalleswara wild life sanctuary of Y.S.R. District in A.P., India.