International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)

Ethnobotany of food plants in dayak taman tribe, west kalimantan, Indonesia


Indah Nurcahyani, Sergius Daling, Iis Ismawati, Markus Iyus Supiandi

Dayak Taman tribe community in Ingko’ Tambe Village, South Putussibau District, Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia have a large area of ​​customary forest and protected forest. The community usually uses forest products to meet their daily needs as food. However, the potential of food plants found in customary forests and protected forests is now threatened to disappear because of several activities carried out including shifting fields, illegal logging, forest fires, there was no cultivation effort by the local community and knowledge about food crops was conveyed orally. The purpose of this research is to find out the types of food plants that are utilized by the Taman Dayak tribe community. The research method used is a survey. Interview and field observation were used to collect the data. The Data was analyzed by calculating the percentage of families, percentage of plant parts used, percentage of habitat type. The results showed that plants used as food as many as 73 species from 36 families. The highest family is Moraceae (9.58%). The most widely used part is fruit (65.75%). Plants that are used are found in the garden (35.53%).
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Indah Nurcahyani, Sergius Daling, Iis Ismawati, Markus Iyus Supiandi. Ethnobotany of food plants in dayak taman tribe, west kalimantan, Indonesia. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 4, 2019, Pages 180-186
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