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Table 3 List of all cited plants

From: Traditional uses of plants in a rural community of Mozambique and possible links with Miombodegradation and harvesting sustainability

Botanical family Botanical species Local name No. of citations No. of informants Plant parts General categories of use No. of general categories of use No. of secondary categories of use
Agavaceae         
  Agave sisalana Perrine sava, gave 2 1 Leaves, Whole plant Handicraft, Veterinary 2 2
Amaranthaceae         
  Alternanthera sessilis (L.) DC. chingoja 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
Anacardiaceae         
  Anacardium occidentale L. mukejo, caju 5 3 Fruit, Stems/Branches Food, Domestic 2 4
  Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro mudangua 7 4 Fruit Food 1 3
Annonaceae         
  Annona senegalensis Pers. maroro 17 17 Fruit Food 1 1
  Artabotrys brachypetalus Benth. macosso 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Cleistochlamys kirkii (Benth.) Oliv. munzinda 4 4 Fruit, Stems/Branches Food, Handicraft 2 2
Apocynaceae         
  Ancylobotrys petersiana (Klotzsch) Pierre muzambera, muconja 2 2 Fruit Food 1 1
  Diplorhychus condylocarpon (Müll. Arg.) Pichon mutoa 2 2 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Landolphia kirkii Dyer ex J.D. Hook muhungu 2 2 Fruit Food 1 2
  Saba comorensis (Bojer) Pichon var. florida (Benth) Pinchon muzamera, muconja 6 5 Fruit, Latex/Sap Food, Domestic 2 2
  Tabernaemontana ventricosa Hochst. ex A. DC. muchenga 2 2 Fruit Food, Domestic 2 2
Arecaceae         
  Borassus sp. chivumu 2 1 Latex/Sap, Stems/Branches Food, Handicraft 2 2
  Hyphaene coriacea Kuntze muchevo 2 1 Fruit, Underground organs Food 1 2
  Phoenix reclinata Jacq. muchindu 2 1 Fruit, Latex/Sap Food 1 2
Asteraceae         
  Blumea crispata (Vahl) Merxm. nhabise 1 1 Epigeal part Food 1 1
Bignoniaceae         
  Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth. muweve 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Markhamia zanzibarica (Bojer ex DC.) K. Schum. mufeva 2 2 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 2
Cactaceae         
  Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill. ndungantunga 2 2 Fruit, Epigeal part Food, Veterinary 2 2
  Rhipsalis baccifera (J. S. Muell.) Stearn. ngocha 1 1 Epigeal part Veterinary 1 1
Capparidaceae         
  Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Benedict muvaravara, mupupu 2 1 Bark, Underground organs Domestic 1 1
  Boscia filipes Gilg muvalavala 1 1 Underground organs Domestic 1 1
Caricaceae         
  Carica papaya L. papaya 1 1 Leaves Domestic 1 1
Celatraceae         
  Gymnosporia heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Loes. mutungamacheche 3 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 3
Chrysobalanaceae         
  Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. mbura, mushacata 4 3 Fruit, Seeds, Stems/Branches Food, Handicraft 2 3
Combretaceae         
  Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC. mussussu 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
Convolvulaceae         
  Ipomoea consimilis Schulze-Menz murugia, sarasugi 1 1 Underground organs Food 1 1
Cucurbitaceae         
  Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naudin burbugi 2 2 Fruit Domestic 1 1
  Momordica balsamina L. nkakana 4 4 Leaves Food 1 1
Cyperaceae         
  Cyperus papyrus L. ndoque 4 4 Leaves Handicraft 1 1
Dioscoreaceae         
  Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. mpama 13 13 Underground organs Food 1 1
  Dioscorea preussii Pax. munhanha 84 39 Underground organs Food 1 2
  Dioscorea cochleariapiculata De Wild ndia 20 20 Underground organs Food 1 1
  Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax. dimhue 18 18 Underground organs Food 1 1
Ebenaceae         
  Diospyros galpinii (Hiern.) De Winter chipongoti 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex A. DC mussuma 6 5 Fruit Food 1 1
  Euclea natalensis A.DC. mushangula 1 1 Underground organs Domestic 1 1
Euphorbiaceae         
  Acalypha ornata Hochst. ex A. Rich. chingoja 2 2 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Antidesma venosum E. Mey . ex Tul. mushongue 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Euphorbia tirucalli L. muhegi 1 1 Whole plant Domestic 1 1
  Phyllanthus sp. mussussoti 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax. mussonjoa 3 3 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Spirostachys africana Sond. mutonvoti 2 1 Leaves, Bark Domestic 1 1
Fabaceae (Caesalpinioideae)         
  Afzelia quanzensis Welw. mussocossa, chanfuta 10 7 Stems/Branches, Fruit Handicraft, Domestic 2 6
  Brachystegia manga De Wild. mutondoji, chisambara, muzaza 11 6 Bark, Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 5
  Brachystegia boehmii Tanb. futi 15 11 Bark, Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 3
  Brachystegia spiciformis Benth. mutondoji, chisambara, muzaza 7 4 Bark, Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 4
  Burkea africana Hook. mucarati mussimbe 2 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 2
  Cassia abbreviata Oliv. murumanhama 5 2 Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 3
  Julbernardia globiflora (Benth.) Troupin mutondoji, chisambara, muzaza 6 4 Bark, Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 4
  Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. mussequessa 11 8 Fruit, Stems/Branches Food, Handicraft, Domestic 3 5
  Senna sp. mudemberembe 2 1 Fruit Food 1 2
  Tamarindus indica L. mussica 4 4 Fruit Food 1 1
Fabaceae (Faboideae)         
  Bobgunnia madagascariensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersama chinjonjonjo, chitindiribenzi, pau ferro 3 3 Bark Fishing 1 1
  Canavalia sp. bobobo 1 1 Underground organs Fishing 1 1
  Dalbergia melanoxylon Gill. & Perr. chihuiti 5 3 Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 4
  Millettia stuhlmannii Taub. mussara, panga panga 12 10 Stems/Branches, Underground organs, Fruit Handicraft, Domestic 2 6
  Pericopsis angolensis (Baker) Meeuwen chipachanguee 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Pterocarpus angolensis DC. mbira 4 3 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 3
  Tephrosia aequilata Baker subsp. australis Brummitt mutica 2 2 Leaves Fishing 1 1
Fabaceae (Mimosoideae)         
  Albizia antunesiana Harms mucarati munhashipa 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Albizia versicolor Oliv. mutundululu, mutundururu, mugomati 3 2 Stems/Branches, Underground organs Handicraft, Domestic 2 2
  Amblygonocarpus andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) Exell & Torre mutindiri 4 3 Seeds, Fruit Food, Fishing 2 2
  Entada rheedii Spreng. zangusi 7 5 Seeds, Underground organs, Bark Food, Domestic 2 2
  Faidherbia albida (Delile) A.Chev. gohua 1 1 Bark Domestic 1 1
Flacourtiaceae         
  Flacourtia indica (Burm.f.) Merr. mutundumbira 14 13 Fruit Food 1 1
Lamiaceae         
  Rotheca myricoides (Hochst.) Steane & Mabberley buputi 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Vitex doniana (Lour.) Merr. mucuvu 4 4 Fruit Food 1 1
  Vitex payos Sweet huvu 2 2 Fruit Food 1 1
Loganiaceae         
  Strychnos innocua Delile mucuacua 29 29 Fruit Food 1 2
  Strychnos spinosa Lam. mutamba, ntupa 6 5 Fruit, Stems/Branches Food, Handicraft, Fishing 3 4
Meliaceae         
  Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) C.DC. mubava 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  Trichilia dregeana Sond. mushikiri 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Turraea nilotica Kotschys & Peyr. mutangasua 3 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 3
Moraceae         
  Morus alba L. mushongo, amore 7 3 Fruit, Stems/Branches Food, Handicraft, Domestic 3 5
Olacaceae         
  Ximenia caffra Sond. mutengueni 21 20 Fruit Food 1 2
Oleaceae         
  Schrebera trichoclada Welw. mucacata 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
Pedaliaceae         
  Sesamum angolense Welw. utwiro, gergelim 1 1 Leaves Domestic 1 1
Poaceae         
  Heteropogon contortus (L.) Roem. & Schult. sine 1 1 Epigeal part Handicraft 1 1
  Hyperthelia dissoluta (Nees ex Steud.) Clayton mbuvi 1 1 Epigeal part Handicraft 1 1
  Urochloa mossambicensis (Hack.) Dandy chivavane 1 1 Epigeal part Handicraft 1 1
  Zea mays L. milho 2 2 Fruit Domestic 1 1
Polygalaceae         
  Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen. mupupu, muvaravara 2 2 Underground organs Domestic 1 1
Rhamnaceae         
  Ziziphus mauritiana Lam. mussao 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
Rubiaceae         
  Catunaregam obovata (Hochst.) Gonçalves chihambuembe 2 2 Stems/Branches, Fruit Handicraft, Domestic 2 2
  Coddia rudis (E. Mey. ex Harv.) Verdc. mupupu 2 2 Underground organs Domestic 1 1
  Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afzel. ex G. Don) Benth. chicobengua, mucobengua 3 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft, Domestic 2 3
  Tricalysia delagoensis Schinz mutendera 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  Tricalysia sp. mussambanhara 3 3 Underground organs, Epigeal part Domestic 1 2
  Vangueria infausta Burch. subsp. infausta mumzwiro 17 17 Fruit Food 1 1
Sapindaceae         
  Zanha golungensis Hiern magogomere, muzarazara, chicumbiti, muharahaso 2 2 Underground organs Domestic 1 1
Solanaceae         
  Capsicum frutescens L. mussambara, piri piri 1 1 Leaves Domestic 1 1
  Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. mutendeho 1 1 Fruit Domestic 1 1
Taccaceae         
  Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze ranga 1 1 Underground organs Food 1 1
Tiliaceae         
  Grewia micrantha Boj. mutaja 3 2 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 2
  Grewia pachycalyx K. Schum. muntotorito 2 2 Fruit Food 1 1
Vitaceae         
  Cissus integrifolia (Baker) Planch. renja 3 2 Latex/Sap, Underground organs Food, Domestic 2 2
  Rhoicissus tomentosa (Lam.) Willd. & Drummond govuva 1 1 Leaves Domestic 1 1
  not identified chimbambara 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  not identified gonde 1 1 Leaves Veterinary 1 1
  not identified macuima 8 8 Underground organs Food 1 1
  not identified merere 1 1 Leaves Food 1 1
  not identified mpamunhu 2 2 Fruit Food 1 1
  not identified muchangoma 1 1 Fruit Food 1 1
  not identified muchiti 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  not identified murere 1 1 Fruit Domestic 1 1
  not identified mutanda 1 1 Stems/Branches Handicraft 1 1
  not identified mutzairambua 1 1 Leaves Domestic 1 1