Ethnobotanical Database of Bangladesh (EDB) 3.1
Plants of Bangladesh

Md. Salah Uddin


Md. Salah Uddin earned his B.Sc. in Botany in 2005 and M.Sc. in Biotechnology with thesis received from Department of Botany, University of Chittagong in 2006. He has studied the relationship between plants and people, the field known as ethnobotany, and floristics, the study of botanical diversity within a specific region. Most of his research is in remote areas of the Bangladesh, where he works with indigenous cultures to document plant diversity, knowledge of its traditional utilization. He had done research work on the field of Plant Taxonomy, Ethnobotany, Plant Database. He has carried out fieldwork in remote regions of Bangladesh including Rowangchari, Ruma, Thanchi, Bandarban, Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).
He compiled and evaluated the original data from the scientific literature, journal, website and developed this online EDB database. He also developed the Ethnobotanical Database of Chittagong Hill Tracts and designed the Medicinal Plant Database of Bangladesh. Md. Salah Uddin is serving as the Administrator for the Ethnobotanical Database of Bangladesh (EDB)