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Table 6 Useful plants cited by the informants and found in vegetation plots

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

Species N/D D BA IVI M No. of citations No. of informants Used part General category of use No. of secondary categories of use
Albizia antunesiana Harms N 0.442 0.066 0.508 * 1 1 ST/BR handicraft 1
D 0.631 0.035 5.279
Amblygonocarpus andongensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) Exell & Torre N 0.442 0.097 0.539 * 4 3 F, S food, fishing 2
Annona senegalensis Pers. N 0.221 0.002 0.223 * 17 17 F food 1
Bobgunnia madagascariensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersama N 0.221 0.019 0.240   3 3 B fishing 1
D 0.311 0.047 4.551
Brachystegia bohemi Taub. N 3.157 1.079 4.236   15 11 B, ST/BR handicraft, domestic 3
D 7.957 0.745 37.763
Brachystegia manga De Willd. N 3.200 0.292 3.492   11 6 B, ST/BR handicraft, domestic 5
Brahystegia spiciformis Benth. N 3.757 0.714 4.471   7 4 B, ST/BR handicraft, domestic 4
D 1.263 0.373 18.893
Burkea africana Hook. N 0.663 0.051 0.714 * 2 1 ST/BR handicraft 2
D 1.263 0.433 22.716
Catunaregam obovata (Hochst.) A.E.Gonç. N 0.442 0.009 0.451 * 2 2 F, ST/BR handicraft, domestic 2
Cleistoclamys kirkii (Bent.) Oliv. N 1.105 0.053 1.158 * 4 4 F, ST/BR food, handicraft 2
Crossopterix febrifuga (Afzel. ex G. Don) Benth. N 1.547 0.115 1.662 * 3 1 ST/BR handicraft, domestic 3
D 0.631 0.060 5.974
Dalbergia melamoxylon Guill. & Perr. N 0.221 0.006 1.461 * 5 3 ST/BR handicraft, domestic 4
D 0.316 0.003 3.336
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Müll. Arg.) Pichon N 7.294 0.404 7.698 * 2 2 ST/BR handicraft 1
D 5.368 0.306 41.918
Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr. D 0.316 0.006 3.423 * 14 13 F food 1
Julbernardia globiflora (Benth.) Troupin N 3.978 0.088 4.067   6 4 B, ST/BR handicraft, domestic 4
Millettia stuhlmanii Taub. N 0.663 0.057 0.721 * 12 10 F, ST/BR, UO handicraft, domestic 6
D 1.579 0.060 9.200
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. N 1.105 0.099 1.205 * 4 3 F,S, ST/BR food, handicraft 3
Pericopsis angolensis (Baker) Meeuwen N 0.221 0.023 0.244   1 1 ST/BR handicraft 1
D 0.316 0.038 4.291
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. N 1.768 0.071 1.839 * 11 8 F, ST/BR food, handicraft, domestic 5
D 0.316 0.057 4.812
Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax N 4.641 0.245 4.887 * 3 3 ST/BR handicraft 1
D 4.105 0.603 43.603
Pterocarpus angolensis DC. N 4.420 0.066 4.487   4 3 ST/BR handicraft 3
D 2.842 8.768 24.967
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. N 0.663 0.014 0.677 * 7 4 F food 3
D 0.316 0.290 11.236
Strychnos innocua Delile N 0.221 0.023 1.741 * 29 29 F food 2
Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC. N 0.442 0.088 0.530 * 1 1 ST/BR handicraft 1
Vangueria infausta Burch. subsp. infausta N 0.442 0.004 0.446 * 17 17 F food 1
D 0.316 0.047 4.551
Vitex doniana Sweet N 0.221 0.075 0.296   4 4 F food 1
Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr. N 0.221 0.011 0.232 * 2 2 F food 1
Ximenia caffra Sond. D 1.263 0.016 6.909 * 21 20 F food 2
  1. N/D = Natural (N) / Degraded (D) Miombo; D = No. of plants/1000 m2; BA = Basal Area/1000 m2; IVI = Importance Value Index; M = star marks plants cited as medicinal in Bruschi et al. [12].