Bark is used for several therapeutic purposes by traditional knowledge from ancient time. The present study was attempted to digitize the bark morphology by image based database for common tree species and compilation of recent research works by literature survey to know potent phyto- constituents present in the bark of tree species and their ability in disease prevention. In conclusion, present study of digital database on bark morphology may help easy detection of common tree species in biodiversity research work. In the present study, also the compilation of bark phytochemicals and their therapeutic efficiencies may also serve a databank as ready references in future pharmacological researches.
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