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Table 8 Economic value of Pachycereus weberi seeds, Escontria chiotilla fruits and Neobuxbaumia tetetzo flower buds in cardonal, jiotillal and tetechera forests (data per hectare and in the whole surface of each forest type in the territory of Quiotepec)

From: Use of columnar cacti in the Tehuacán Valley, Mexico: perspectives for sustainable management of non-timber forest products

Forest type Species Dollars/ha Dollars/whole territory
Cardonal P. weberi $242.18 $525,534.55
E. chiotilla $69.21 $150,173.86
N. tetetzo $3.68 $7,989.55
M. geometrizans - -
Total $315.07 $683,697.96
Jiotillal E. chiotilla $225.67 $72,213.82
P. weberi $18.98 $6,074.18
M. geometrizans - -
Total $244.65 $78,288.00
Tetechera N. tetetzo $142.67 $152,656.90
P. weberi $23.40 $25,038.00
E. chiotilla $7.64 $8,171.88
M. geometrizans - -
Total $173.71 $185,866.78
Total    $947,852.74