Ethnobotanical research at the Kutukú Scientific Station, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador

Jose Luis Ballesteros, Francesco Bracco, Marco Cerna, Paola Vita Finzi, Giovanni Vidari

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© 2016 Jose Luis Ballesteros et al. This work features the results of an ethnobotanical study on the uses of medicinal plants by the inhabitants of the region near to the Kutukú Scientific Station of Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, located in the Morona-Santiago province, southeast of Ecuador. In the surroundings of the station, one ethnic group, the Shuar, has been identified. The survey hereafter reports a total of 131 plant species, with 73 different therapeutic uses.
Translated title of the contributionInvestigación etnobotánica en la Estación Científica Kutukú, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalBioMed Research International
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016


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