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Table 4 Major NTFPs traded (in kg) and revenue generated (USD) from 2008 to 2013 in the Nepal part of Kangchenjunga Landscape

From: Traditional use and management of NTFPs in Kangchenjunga Landscape: implications for conservation and livelihoods

Species/products and parts Traded quantity (kg) Revenue (USD)
Argeli (Edgeworthia gardneri)/Bark 97,000 4109
Ban lasun (Fritillaria cirrhosa)/Bulb 1500 150
Bish jara (Aconitum ferox)/Root 4300 301
Chiraito (Swertia chirayita)/Whole plant 88,765 7445.97
Chutro (Berberis wallichiana)/Bark 5000 NA
Daruhaldi (Mahonia napaulensis)/Bark 6500 130
Dhupi pat (Juniperus indica)/Twig 3800 76
Khayar (Acacia catechu)/Heartwood 97,784.6 38,456.88
Lauth salla (Taxus wallichiana)/Twig 290,500 9441.25
Lichen (Usnea sp., Parmelia sp.)/Whole plant 11,000 1650
Lokta (Daphne bholua)/Bark 71,076 1940
Majitho (Rubia manjith)/Whole plant 78,800 2199.24
Nagbeliko powder (Lycopodium clavatum)/Pollen grains 8000 160
Khoto (Pinus roxburghii)/Resin 1,256,334 9799.40
Ritha (Sapindus mukorossi)/Fruit 1600 48
Total 2,021,959.6 75,906.74
  1. Source: Compiled from Hamro Ban - a yearly publication of Department of Forests, Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal