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Table 2 Data about the use value (UV) obtained in the general interview with the community and the relative density (RD) and importance value (IV) for the two phytosociological methods studied in the two areas

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

   PA1 QA1 PA2 QA2 PA1 QA1 PA2 QA2
  UV RDs RDs RDs RDs IV IV IV IV
Amburana cearensis (Allemao) A.C.Sm. 0.5 0.1 0.8 - - 1.04 1.99 - -
Anadenanthera colubrina (Vell.) Brenan 0.75 0.19 0.8 0.05 0.27 0.87 2.54 0.59 2.42
Bauhinia cheilantha (Bong.) Steud. 0.82 11.13 9.61 4.3 4.52 19.73 20.93 15.91 13.62
Libidibia ferrea (Mart. ex Tul.) L.P.Queiroz 1.15 0.1 3.47 - 0.13 0.44 10.19 - 2.44
Poincianella pyramidalis (Tul.) L.P.Queiroz 0.5 4.13 3.47 6.56 7.18 9.74 8.28 23.63 68.24
Calliandra sp. 1 1.73 - - - 4.29 - - -
Cedrela odorata L. 1.58 1.63 2.54 - - 8.1 18.51 - -
Chloroleucon extortum Barneby e Grimes 0.8 2.69 4.14 - - 7.13 12.15 - -
Chorisia speciosa A.St.-Hil. 2 0.19 0.93 0.05 0.13 0.51 4.58 1.2 0.51
Commiphora leptophloeos (Mart.) J.B.Gillett 1.07 3.36 7.21 3.17 5.05 13.13 28.13 21.42 17.26
Croton argyroglossus Baill. 0.56 5.66 3.47 3.55 2.53 10.84 7.87 8.53 6.71
Croton blanchetianus Baill. 0.65 8.83 7.21 59.6 55.19 17.67 17.14 115.81 112.3
Croton heliotropiifolius Kunth 1 0.1 - 0.11 0.27 0.44 - 0.6 0.5
Erythrina velutina Willd. 1.25 0.86 0.93 - 0.13 4.03 5.01 - 0.39
Eugenia sp. 1 3.36 2.67 4.25 0.66 8.25 7.52 17.47 2.26
Guapira laxa (Netto) Furlan 1 2.3 0.93 0.05 - 6.18 2.38 0.55 -
Jatropha mollissima (Pohl) Baill. 0.6 2.78 2.94 1.29 2.79 6.95 6.65 7.53 7.68
Ziziphus joazeiro Mart. 1 - - 0.05 - - - 0.63 -
Manihot sp. 1 2.11 4.14 0.48 0.43 6.09 10.99 3.12 2.21
Maytenus rigida Mart. 0.82 0.19 0.53 - - 0.53 2.34 - -
Myracrodruon urundeuva Allemao 0.93 2.11 3.34 1.72 2.36 7.93 10.28 12.29 7.03
Myrciaria cauliflora (Mart.) O.Berg 0.5 1.25 2.4 0.16 1.24 3.92 7.95 0.75 8.54
Piptadenia stipulacea (Benth.) Ducke 0.63 1.92 6.14 1.18 0.25 4.27 14.96 7.11 5.5
Sapium sp. 1 3.07 3.87 0.27 0.4 8.92 9.74 2.76 1.22
Schinopsis brasiliensis Engl. 0.6 1.54 1.2 - - 6.65 4.75 - -
Spondias tuberosa Arruda 1 0.29 0.67 0.16 0.66 1.83 3.41 1.2 4.84
Syagrus sp. 1 2.11 2.14 - - 39.98 6.61 - -
Handroanthus impetiginosus Mattos 0.68 2.78 2.27 0.22 0.22 9.86 8.84 2.33 0.56
No identified plant 1 0.1 0.13 - - 0.49 1.48 - -
  1. PA1 = Results for the sample plot method for Area 1; QA1 = Results of the point-centered quarter method for Area 1; PA2 = Results for the sample plot method for Area 2; QA2 = Results of the point-centered quarter method for Area 2, in Sítio Carão, Altinho municipality, Pernambuco (NE Brazil).