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Herbs and Vegitables

Deori tradition experiance verious types of Herbs and Vegitables some of them are shown below :-

Zeeka (Ridged Luffa)
Scientific name: Luffa acutangula

Sajina Eba (Drumstick flower)

Beku (Indian Bean)
Scientific Name:Lablab purpureus

Zilmili Jubura
Scientific Name: Chenopodium album

Tiju (Young Jackfruit)
Scientific Name: Artocarpus eterophylluseterophyllus

Phuru Chumu (Winter Melon)
Scientific Name: Benincasa hispida

Scientific Name:Corchorus olitorius

Hugloti Chia (Patchouli)
Scientific Name: Pogostemon Cablin

Mirika (Bitter gourd)
Scientific Name: Momordica charantia

Scientific Name: Solanum indicum

Thekera (Mangosteen)
Scientific Name: Garcinia mangostana

Mula (Radish)
Scientific Name: Raphanus Sativus

Mesta (Roselle)
Scientific Name: Hibiscus sabdariffa

Sewali Eba (Night Flowering Jesmine)
Scientific Name: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

Paleng Jubura (Spinach)
Scientific Name: Spinacia oleracea

Chumu Geu (Pumkin stem)

Sobi (Ambarella)
Scientific Name: spondias pinnata

Tengesi (Indian Sorrel)

Puroi Jubura (Indian Spinach)
Scientific Name: Basella rubra

Mula Chia (Radish leaves)
Scientific Name:Raphanus sativus

Bondhakobi (Cabbage)
Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea

Chumu Eba (Rongalaur ful)

Scientific Name: Alternanthera sessilis

Omita (Raw Papaya)

Gio Chia (Mustard leaves)

Madhulu Tenga
Scientific Name: Polygonum chinense

Manimuni (Indian pennywort) 
Scientific Name: Centella asiatica

Kaji Nemu Tenga (Lemon)
Scientific Name: Citrus limon

Patal (Pointed Gourd)
Scientific Name: Trichosanthes Dioica

Chumu Sangira (Pumpkin)
Scientific Name: Cucurbita moschata

Scientific name: Margosa

Ulkobi (Kohlrabi)
Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

Lau (Bottle gourd)
Scientific Name: Lagenaria siceraria

Podina (Mint leaves) 
Scientific Name: Mentha arvensis

Yua Simu (Bamboo shoot)

Squash (Chayote)
cientific Name: Sechium edule

Bhedailata (Skunk Vine)
Scientific Name: Paederia foetida

Banana Flower (Medigo)

Bok Ful

Bhendi (Ladies Finger)
Scientific Name: Abelmoschus esculentus

Tiyoh (Cucumber)
Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus

Bijolokia Panchu (Ghost Pepper)
Scientific Name: Capsicum chinense

Tharu Tha
Scientific Name: Colocasia esculenta

Joha Bhol (Ridge gourd)
Scientific Name: Luffa aegyptiaca

Narasingha (Curry leaves) 
Scientific Name: Murraya koenigii

Memidu (Coriander leaves) 
Scientific Name:Coriandrum sativum

Sajina (Drumstick)
Scientific Name: Moringa oleifera

Scientific Name: Rumex acetosa

Dhekia Jubura
Scientific name:  Diplazium Esculentum

Chopa (Elephent Apple)
Scientific Name: Dillenia indica

Scientific name: Hottuynia Cordata

Tha-Chiti (Baby Potatoes)
Scientific Name: Solanum tuberosum

Kas Tiri (Raw Banana)
Scientific Name: Musa splendida

Achu (Yam)

Khutura Jubura
Scientific Name:Amaranthus viridis

Kon Bilahi (Currant Tomato)
Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Kolmou Jubura (Water Spinach)
Scientific Name: Ipomoea aquatica

Chumu-Givi (Winter Melon)
Scientific Name:Benincasa hispida

Man Dhania (Long coriander) 
Scientific Name: Eryngium foetidum

Tizu Chiti (Jackfruit Seed)

Beakuh (Long Beans)
Scientific Name: Vigna unguiculata unguiculata

Kordoi (Carambola)
Scientific Name: Averrhoa carambola)

Scientific name: Colacasia

Lai Jubura
Scientific Name:Brassica juncea


Facts of Deori

The Bor Deori is the most respected person in the village

Patorganya – undisclosed missing among Four Groups

Only the people of Dibongiya class can speak their own mother tongue

In 14th century A D. The Deoris were royal priests of The Chutiyas Kingdom

The Deoris are believed to have come to Sadiya before the first century

The Deori people believe in `Kundimama` which is the supreme power.

The Second Marriage in Deori Tribe is called "Suje Luguba"

The Deori Tribe of Assam came to India via Tibet and Burma

Each village of Deori people features a place of worship called ‘Deo-ghar'

The Deoris are divided into 24 clans.

The Deoris proudly introduce themselves as Jimo-Chhayan, meaning they are the children of the sun and the moon

Deori's use to make a Narbali (human sacrifice) in terms to win the war, battle and to prevent the villagers from the evil atmosphere like floods, drought etc. This practice make them pure owing to satisfy the supreme Goddess. Only the class of Patorganya people were eligible for sacrificing.

The Deoris women have no tradition to put sindur in their forehead as a mark of married women.

Deoris belonging to the Tengaponia sub clan do not take mutton or flesh of goat as it is forbidden according a legend clan.

The term "Deori" appears to be a later coinage derived from "Deva" which means a God.

Deori is a plain tribe of Assam, the worshipper of Kundimama (Kundi - Siva, Mama - Parvati)from ancient time maintaining their own custom and tradition.

According to 2001 census the total revenue villages of Deori in Assam are 133 and their population are 2,45,000.