Penyebaran Spasial Keanekaragaman Tumbuhan Pangan dan Obat di Kampung Nyungcung, Desa Malasari, Kecamatan Nanggung, Bogor.
Zuhud, Ervizal A. M.
Prasetyo, Lilik Budi
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Nyungcung Kampong is situated near to the forest, in which very rich in term of plant biodiversity. The plant potentially can be utilized by the community to fulfill their need of food and medicine. The objective of the research was to identify the diversity, potency, and spatial distribution of food and medicinal plants in Nyungcung Kampong. The research was conducted by vegetation inventory and eksploration during March 2015. Result showed there was different diversity value and evenness index among every growth strata. In total, there were 318 specieses or 98 families that consist of 56 species of food plants, 112 species of food functional plants, and 150 spesies of medicinal plants. With regard to land cover/land use class, home garden had the highest number of food and medicinal plants. The plants distributed mostly on elevation of about 600--800 mdpl (308 species) or at gentle slope of about 0-8% (168 species). In addition to slope and elevation, biotic (factor caused by human) have a considerable effect in the distribution of plants. In short, the community need of necessity food and medicine can be provided by the forest and its surrounding areas.