Bibliography of Ecuadorian Ethnobotany

Bennet, Bradley C. "Ethnobotany of the Shuar of Eastern Ecuador." Advances in Economic Botany. New York: New York Botanical Garden, April 2002. v. 14. ISBN: 0893274216


Cerόn Martinez, Carlos Eduardo. 
Etnobiologia de los Cofanes de Dureno. Quito, Ecuador: Ediciones Abya-Yala, 1995.
Berlin, Brent.
Ethnobotanical Classification: Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992


Davis, E. Wade and James A. Yost. "The Ethnobotany of the Waorani of Eastern Ecuador." Boston Museum Leaflets. Cambridge: The University. Summer 1983. v. 29 (3) p. 159-217.


Estrella, Eduardo.
El Pan de América: Ethnohistoria de los Alimentos Aborífenes en el Ecuador. Quito, Ecuador: Abya-Yala, 1988.

Iglesias, Genny. Hierbas Medicinales de los Quichuas del Napo: Enfermedades Femenias y Enfermedades del “Susto”. Quito, Ecuador: Ediciones Abya-Yala, 1986.


Rios, Monstserrrat, Michael J Koziol, Henrik Borgtoft Pedersen and Gabriela Granda.  Useful Plants of Ecuador:  Applications, Challenges, and Perspectives. Quito, Ecuador: Ediciones Abya-Yala, 2007.

Swanson, Tod.  “Singing to Estranged Relatives: Quichua Relations to Plants in the Ecuadorian Amazon.”   Invited contribution for a special issue of the Journal of Religion and Culture edited by Robin Wright.  Vol. 3.1 (2009) 36-65.   Spring 2009.


Towle, Margaret A. The Ethnobotany of Pre-Columbian Peru. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1961.


Ethnobotany Outside the Americas

Findly, Ellison Banks.  Plant Lives: Borderland Beings in Indian Traditions.  Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2008.