Landscape utilization as a source of medicinal plants by Baduy-Dalam in Cikeusik, Banten

Muhamad Nikmatullah, Nisyawati, Windra Suffan, Eko Baroto Walujo

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Abstract

A study of landscape utilization as a source of medicinal plants was conducted in Cikeusik, Banten. The aim of this study was to reveal landscape types that have been known and utilized by Baduy-Dalam in Cikeusik for acquiring medicinal plants. This research was conducted from September 2017 to January 2018. Data was collected through semi-structured, close-ended and open-ended questions, vegetation analysis and free-tracking. Data were analyzed descriptively. The results show that the Cikeusik Baduy-Dalam have seven landscape units as sources of medicinal plants. The landscapes are (1) leuweung lembur (residential area) with 13 species of medicinal plants; (2) cai (river) with 16 species; (3) huma (field) with 13 species; (4) jami (field abandoned one year) with 30 species, (5) rheuma (field abandoned three years) with 26 species; (6) rheuma kolot (field abandoned seven years) with 22 species; and (7) leuweung kolot (protected forest) with 15 species. The number of landscape units shows that all types of landscapes have been used by Cikeusik Baduy-Dalam for acquiring medicinal plants.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication9th International Conference on Global Resource Conservation, ICGRC and AJI from Ritsumeikan University
EditorsFahrul Zaman Bin Huyop, Dian Siswanto, Retno Mastuti, Chairat Treesubsuntorn
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735417373
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Oct 2018
Event9th International Conference on Global Resource Conservation and AJI from Ritsumeikan University, ICGRC 2018 - Malang City - East Java, Indonesia
Duration: 7 Mar 20188 Mar 2018

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume2019
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference9th International Conference on Global Resource Conservation and AJI from Ritsumeikan University, ICGRC 2018
CountryIndonesia
CityMalang City - East Java
Period7/03/188/03/18

Keywords

  • Landscape utilization
  • medicinal plant
  • vegetation analysis

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