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Table 1 Plant species cited in the general interviews, recognized in the participative workshop and inventory interviews with their popular names and respective categories of use (regarded during the survey) in the village Sitio Carão, Altinho municipality, Pernambuco (NE Brazil)

From: Evaluating different methods used in ethnobotanical and ecological studies to record plant biodiversity

Scientific name Popular name Main uses
Amburana cearensis (Allemao) A.C.Sm. amburana, umburana açu, cumaru Alimentation, construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Anadenanthera colubrina (Vell.) Brenan angico Fuelwood, construction, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Bauhinia cheilantha (Bong.) Steud. mororó, pata-de-vaca Alimentation, construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Campomonesia sp.   Alimentation.
Cedrela odorata L. cedro Construction, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Chloroleucon extortum Barneby e Grimes jurema branca Alimentation, construction, forage, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Chorisia speciosa A.St.-Hil. barriguda Alimentation, technology.
Commiphora leptophloeos (Mart.) J.B.Gillett imburana, imburana braba, umburana Alimentation, construction, medicinal purposes, technology.
Croton argyroglossus Baill. rama branca, sacatinga Construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Croton blanchetianus Baill. marmeleiro Construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Croton heliotropiifolius Kunth velame Medicinal purposes, technology.
Erythrina velutina Willd. mulungu Alimentation, construction, craftwork, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Eugenia pyriformis Cambess ubaia Alimentation, construction, ecology, fuelwood.
Eugenia sp. batinga Alimentation, fuelwood.
Guapira laxa (Netto) Furlan piranha Construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Handroanthus impetiginosus Mattos pau d’arco or pau d’arco roxo Construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Jatropha mollissima (Pohl) Baill. pinhão bravo, pinhão Construction, medicinal purposes.
Libidibia ferrea (Mart. ex Tul.) L.P.Queiroz jucá, pau-ferro Alimentation, construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology, veterinarian uses.
Manihot dichotoma Ule. maniçoba Abortive substance, alimentation, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Maytenus rigida Mart. bom nome, rompe jibão Alimentation, construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Myracrodruon urundeuva Allemao aroeira Construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Myrciaria cauliflora (Mart.) O.Berg jabuticaba Alimentation, medicinal purposes.
Piptadenia stipulacea (Benth.) Ducke amorosa, jurema rasga beiço Construction, fuelwood.
Poincianella pyramidalis (Tul.) L.P.Queiroz catingueira Alimentation, construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Sapium argutum (Müll.Arg.) Huber burra leiteira Construction, technology.
Schinopsis brasiliensis Engl. baraúna or braúna Construction, fuelwood, medicinal purposes, technology.
Senna martiana (Benth.) H.S.Irwin e Barneby canafístula, canafista Craftwork, construction, technology.
Spondias tuberosa Arruda umbu or pé de umbu Alimentation, fuelwood, medicinal purposes.
Syagrus cearensis Noblick. coqueiro catolé Alimentation, construction, medicinal purposes, technology.
Syagrus sp. coqueiro miudinho Medicinal purposes.
Ziziphus joazeiro Mart. juazeiro Alimentation, construction, fuelwood, forage, medicinal purposes.