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- A Certain Herb Called Coca: A study of coca's role in Andean society and its under-valuation by scholars.
- Amazon Conservation Team: Works in partnership with indigenous people in conserving biodiversity, health, and culture in tropical America.
- Andrographis Home: News, literature and research specific to Andrographis paniculata, found primarily in India. Includes distribution, cultivation and pharmacological information.
- Botanical.com: Articles, Message Board, Links, A Modern Herbal...
- Center for International Ethnomedicinal Education and Research: Ethnobotanical `resource` directory includes discussion forum, listserve, project and online course information, as well as articles, publications, schools and societies of interest.
- Centre for Economic Botany: Based at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, carrying out research and providing an identification service.
- Dr. Andrew Weil: Brief biography of the doctor for whom psilocybe weilii was named. Includes comments on his research and data on the chemical components of the mushroom.
- Ethno-Mycology: Promotes a book about the effects of mushrooms on culture, religion, and philosophy throughout history, as well as various events on this subject, featuring James Arthur. Includes information on psychedelic mushrooms.
- Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Web journal with information on ethnobotanical projects and organizations and links.
- Ethnobotany: From Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado. Includes definition of the science, projects, special events and database of plants of the southwest region of the United States.
- Ethnobotany - Access Excellence: Defines the science, explains plant classification, offers articles on medicinal and food plants of Central and South America, and proposes classroom activities for high-school biology students.
- Ethnobotany Bibliography: A suggested introductory reading list from the Centre for Economic Botany, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.
- Ethnobotany Garden: Defines the role of plants in society. Includes articles, discussion forum and related links.
- Ethnobotany Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.: A list of courses available, information for students and a recommended reading list.
- Ethnobotany Program at the University of Kent at Canterbury: Describes the Master of Science courses, staff, projects and funding. Includes contact information for applicants or inquiries.
- Ethnobotany and Cultural Resources of the Washington State Department of Transportation: Descriptions and uses of plants found in Washington, USA.
- Ethnobotany of Wild Plant Foods: Describes the science and offers `resource` links, bibliography and list of online databases.
- Ethnobotany of the Middle Columbia River Native Americans: Traditional uses of native plants in central Washington state. Includes subsistence patterns, land use, fibers, textiles, and building materials.
- Ethnomedicinals for Research and Development: Information on the use of herbs and other natural products in biochemistry, pharmacology, and traditional medicine.
- Etnobotanica Napoli 2001: Details from the third international congress of ethnobotany held in Naples, Italy between 22nd and 30th September 2001, including abstracts of presentations.
- Indian Herbal Research and Methods: Articles by Dr.Pankaj Oudhia detailing his research and observation of plants and their medicinal uses native to Chhattisgarh, India and surrounding regions.
- International Society for Ethnopharmacology: The Journal of Ethnopharmacology, which publishes papers on medicinal and other useful indigenous plants as well as their bioactive compounds.
- Ix Chel Farms and the Panti Medicinal Trail: Describes Dr. Rosita Arvigo's studies and work with tropical plants and traditional healing in Belize.
- Laboratory of Ethnobotany: Houses collections of domesticated plants from around the world as well as specimens recovered from archaeological sites. Laboratory reports available for download in Adobe .pdf format, sorted by report number or locale.
- Machiguenga: An ethnobotanical study of eastern Peru.
- Medicinal Plants, Indigenous Knowledge and Benefit Sharing: Details about an international conference at The Hague, Netherlands to be held between 16th April 2002 and 19th April 2002.
- Minnesota Ethnobotany: Describes both food and medicinal uses of plants, listed alphabetically by scientific name.
- Native American Ethnobotany Database: Search for plants used for foods, drugs, dyes, and fibers of native North American peoples. Results return list of uses, with references.
- Native American Herbal, Plant Knowledge: Describes healing plants used by northern Plains Indians, including photos. Also contains links to databases, books, and teacher resources.
- Patalkot: The ethnobotanical work of Dr. Deepak Acharya, including full text of papers and pictures of Patalkot valley, India.
- People and Plants: A partnership between the WWF and UNESCO, in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, producing a programme of capacity-building in ethnobotany applied to conservation and the sustainable use of plant resources.
- Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases: Search plants by chemical, activity or ethnobotanical use. Includes list of browsable databases and rainforest information.
- Plants for a Future: Resource centre for edible, medicinal, and other useful plants.
- Psilocybe cubensis/Psilocybe subcubensis: Materia medica of the psychoactive mushroom used by natives of subtropical regions.
- Quanah Parker/Peyote: Brief history of Parker's role in the spread of Christian peyotism. Includes plant description and recommended reading list.
- Research Department, Missouri Botanical Garden: Describes current research, including ethnobotany, medicinal botany, traditional uses of plants, and bioprospecting. Also: research policy, discoveries, DNA-banking, Chatham Fellowship, staff, and links.
- Sacred Earth Ethnobotany: Articles, resources, and links.
- Society for Economic Botany: Fosters scientific research, education, and related activities on the past, present, and future uses of plants, and the relationship between plants and people.
- Society of Ethnobiology: A nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the relationships of plants and animals with human cultures worldwide.
- The Hidden Gifts of Nature by Sigrid Leger: Description of plant usage by the San people in West Bushmanland (Namibia) for food, medicine, tools, and decoration.
- Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary: Alphabetical listing by scientific name. Includes brief descriptions of usage and identifies cultures in which each plant is of interest.
- Traditional Ecological Knowledge Prior Art Database: An index and search engine of existing Internet-based, public domain documentation concerning indigenous knowledge and plant species uses.
- Tropical Plant Database: Searchable list of plants from the Amazon rainforest, by common or botanical name, action, ailment, properties or ethnic uses.