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Data supporting ethnobotanical insights from an historical herbarium: the Samuel Browne collections from early modern India.

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These files are eAppendices containing ethnobotanical data collected from several locations in peninsular India (southeast India- Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, southwest India- Kerala) and Sri Lanka which are part of a PhD Thesis. The data is generated from existing literature resources from late 17th century to modern century up to 2021. The data is in tabular format. These are excel spreadsheets saved as .csv files.

Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Prakash, Ranee Om ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6869-2520
Contributors: Hawkins, Julie A. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9048-8016 and Carine, Mark ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1817-0281
Rights-holders: Ranee Om Prakash
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Year: 2022
Data last accessed: 16 February 2024
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17864/1947.000423
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/423
Organisational units: Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences
Participating Organisations: University of Reading
Keywords: historic herbarium, ethnobotany, Samuel Browne, James Petiver, Fort St George, traditional Knowledge, heterogeneity, Indian medicinal plant use, vernacular names, palm labels, Andhra Pradesh, diachronic analysis, East India Company, Hendrik Adriaan van Rheede, Hortus Malabaricus, Kerala, medicinal use, plant uses, Paul Hermann, Peninsular India, Sir Hans Sloane, Sri Lanka, Tamil, Tamil Nadu, Telugu, therapeutic applications, variation in traditional knowledge, conspecific plant specimens, core medicinal flora, South East Asia, biodiversity
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Data Availability: EMBARGOED
Embargo Expiry Date: 22 May 2024

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