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Table 5 Main quantitative results for the 14 most mentioned species

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

Species No. of informants No. of citations Quantitative indices
    UV RFC RI CI
Dioscorea preussii Pax 39 84 1.615 0.750 0.667 0.750
Strychnos innocua Delile 29 29 0.558 0.558 0.538 0.558
Ximenia caffra Sond. 20 21 0.404 0.385 0.423 0.385
Dioscorea cochleariapiculata De Willd. 20 20 0.385 0.385 0.423 0.385
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax 18 18 0.346 0.346 0.397 0.346
Annona senegalensis Pers. 17 17 0.327 0.327 0.385 0.327
Vangueria infausta Burch. subsp. infausta 17 17 0.327 0.327 0.385 0.327
Brachystegia boehmii Taub. 11 15 0.288 0.212 0.474 0.250
Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr. 13 14 0.269 0.250 0.333 0.250
Dioscorea praehensilis Benth. 13 13 0.250 0.250 0.333 0.250
Millettia stuhlmannii Taub. 10 12 0.231 0.192 0.462 0.212
Brachystegia manga De Willd. 6 11 0.212 0.115 0.410 0.135
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. 8 11 0.212 0.154 0.603 0.173
Afzelia quanzensis Welw. 7 10 0.192 0.135 0.423 0.154
  1. UV = Use Value; RFC = Relative Frequency of citation; RI = Relative Importance Index; CI = Cultural Importance index.