Periyar Tiger Reserve  
Thekkady, Kerala, India periyar tiger reserve thekkady kerala India periyar wildlife sanctuary

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Eco-Tourism Activities
Where to Stay
Homestay & hotels
Bamboo Rafting
Dawn to dusk range hiking
Wildlife Trekking
Protection oriented range hiking
The Periyar Tiger Trail
Adventure trekking, camping
Jungle Safari
Open jeep Safari, Trekking
Tree House
Periyar Tiger Reserve view
Jungle Patrol
Night Trekking
Jungle Inn
Jungle in the night
The bamboo Grove
Eco lodge & Centre for experiential learning
Cottage Tent
Far from the madding crowds...
Tribal Heritage
A peep into the past
Bullock cart Discoveries
farmlands of a village
Tusker Trail
Elephant ride
How to reach
Who to come
When to come
What to Bring
Eco-Tourism Activities
Kerala Nature Trail
Wildlife to Bckwatres
Enjoy Wildernest
Cycling Tour
Kerala Trekking
Mountain Treak
Escape to Kerala
Birding Tour
Kerala Adventure Trip
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Medicinal Plants

Periyar is rich in medicinal plants. More than 350 species have been recognised as medicinally important. Majority of the medicinal plants are trees followed by herbs and shrubs. Among the families with species of medicinal importance, Fabaceae comes first followed by Euphorbiaceae. The evergreen forests support the majority of the medicinal plants followed by moist deciduous forests and southern hilltop tropical evergreen forests.
The common species are Glory Lily, (Gloriosa superba), Kino Tree (Pterocarpus marsupium), Gymnema sylvestre, Hemidesmus indicus etc. Begonia albo-coccinea is categorisd as vulnerable.


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