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Table 1 Description of study area

From: Ethnomedicinal and ecological status of plants in Garhwal Himalaya, India

Parameter Tropical Sub-tropical Temperate
Location 30° 6' N, 78° 24' E 30° 29' N 78° 24' E 30° 22' N 78° 23' E
Altitude (m.a.s.l.) 350 1100 2300
Aspect South West South West South East
Temperature (mean annual) 24° 17°-23° 7°-15°
Precipitation (mm) 1350 960 1600
Human population 1140 374 464
Total informants 114 38 47
Average family size 6 5 6