A Critical Analysis of the Morphometry of Two Endangered Medicinal Plants – “Bacopa monnieri L. and Centella asiatica L.”

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Sangeeta Singh
M. Anwar Mallick

Abstract

Both the plants Bacopa monnieri L. and Centella asiatica L. are known for their medicinal values for many years. These plants are being used to cure various diseases such as - ulcer, tumor, eczema and anemia etc. Most important use of these plants is as memory vitalizer. So, there is a need to analyse the morphometry of both the plants in their natural state. In the present study the morphometry of plants were recorded and soil test was done to know the quality of soil of different areas of Hazaribag, where these plants naturally grows. Result shows that plants has different morphometry in terms of plant length, root length, number of nodes, distance between nodes, number of leaves and area of leaves etc.

Keywords:
Bacopa monnieri, Centella asiatica, edaphic factors, memory vitalizer, morphometry.

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Singh, S., & Mallick, M. A. (2020). A Critical Analysis of the Morphometry of Two Endangered Medicinal Plants – “Bacopa monnieri L. and Centella asiatica L.”. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 30(4), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.9734/ejmp/2019/v30i430189
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