Ethno-botanical Uses of Some Plants in the Ha'ilian Tradition, Northern Saudi Arabia
International Journal of Ecotoxicology and Ecobiology
Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 1-4
Received: Nov. 19, 2017;
Accepted: Dec. 18, 2017;
Published: Jan. 9, 2018
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Fatma A. Hamada, Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Hail University, Ha'il, Saudi Arabia; Botany Department, Faculty of Science, Aswan University, Aswan, Egypt
Ha'il community is an important community in the northern Saudi Arabia; has its own culture. The current study is recording the ethno-botanical uses of some plants in Ha'il region, reflecting how surrounding environment and the geographical position affecting this knowledge, and showing even similarities with other Bedouin cultures within other places in nearby countries that has similar or related Bedouin ancestors.
Fatma A. Hamada,
Ethno-botanical Uses of Some Plants in the Ha'ilian Tradition, Northern Saudi Arabia, International Journal of Ecotoxicology and Ecobiology.
Vol. 3, No. 1,
2018, pp. 1-4.
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