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A number of wild edible fruits, used by rural and tribal populations and contributing significantly to their livelihood. Fruit is a ripened ovary, it may be either nut or fleshy and these may by cultivated and as well as from wild categories. wild edible fruits are universally distributed and mostly present in the part of the earth where there is no human activity the use of wild edible fruit species for food and medicine has been known for a long time. North Kashmir is one of the these which is acceptable for wild edible fruiting plants because of their hard geography and climatic. conditions and good taste of fruits which will attract other people as a rich source of their nutrition Wild edible fruits are very important for the wellbeing of rural population in the region, not only for the source of supplement of food nutritional, balanced diet, medicines, and cultural purpose but also for their income. The aim of this paper it to throw light on cultural significance of medicinally wild edible fruits of Bandipora district of north Kashmir.