Plant and Animal Research Journal
Vol 1 No 2 (2018): Volume 1 Issue 2

Ethnobotany Of Maja Plants (Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr.) in Trowulan District of Mojokerto Regency

Rohmah, Lila Biar (Unknown)
Resmisari, Ruri Siti (Unknown)
Setyawan, Widi M. Lutsfi D. (Unknown)
Ni’mah, Yuni Mahfirohtun (Unknown)

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Publish Date
17 Sep 2018


Majapahit name taken from Maja fruits which bitter in tastes are really exist. It proved by easily this plants are finds in the Majapahit kingdom in Trowulan area, Mojokerto. Maja fruit itself contain a few substances one of them are Marmelosin (C13H12O3) which have a benefiting. This study is determined 1). Findings of utilization the Maja plants (Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr.) applied by society of Trowulan district. 2). Findings parts of the plants used 3). Findings the manufacture formulas of the parties are utilizing plants, and 3). Findings the conservation efforts from the society in Trowulan district into Maja Plants. The study is apply in Majapahit area Bejijong village and visiting of history sites in Trowulan District, Mojokerto Regency, East Java, within interviewing method semi structure of  25 respondents with key persone elders area Majapahit in village of Bejijong. The society normally unknown of the benefiting Maja plants (Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr.) is caused bitter in taste it. About 76% only society know the Maja Plants as symbol of Majapahit area. Parties which used from Maja plants are fruit shapes in around 92%. The ways of manufacturing apply is cultivated on specification places as effort of conservation, it’s in the history sites Majapahit, there are about 76% the society who efforts into this conversations. The knowledge of benefiting Maja Plants needs to increasing, because only small society ware known of benefiting the Maja Plants in Trowulan area, Mojokerto.

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Plant and Animal Research Journal (PAR) is a quarterly (January, April, August, and December) published online journal. It is open access journal that aims to publish articles covering all areas of research on Plant and animal biology, production, utilisation, and conservation. The current ...