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Table 4 Tree and shrub species of the Godavari mangroves and their reported multiple uses by the fishermen of the riverine villages.

From: Analysing ethnobotanical and fishery-related importance of mangroves of the East-Godavari Delta (Andhra Pradesh, India) for conservation and management purposes

   USES
   fuelwood (Fig. 2c) construction wood fodder (Fig. 2e) boat repair poles for nets/anchor other uses
BOTANICAL NAME VERNACULAR NAMES IN TELUGU*       
Aegiceras corniculatum Guggilam, Dudumara 32 2 0 0 0 fish poison
Avicennia alba Gundu mada, Vilava mada <1 0 0 0 0 no reports
Avicennia marina Tella mada 100 60 11 9 2 no reports
Avicennia officinalis Nalla mada 85 36 4 <1 0 no reports
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza Thuddu ponna, Uredi 1 19 0 0 1 no reports
Ceriops decandra Gatharu, Thogara 3 16 <1 0 0 dye/tannin for fishing nets (Fig. 2d)
Excoecaria agallocha Tilla, Tella, Chilla 21 14 9 3 3 no reports
Lumnitzera racemosa Thanduga, Kadavi, Kadivi, Than 17 25 1 13 0 no reports
Rhizophora apiculata Uppu ponna, Kaaki ponna 2 26 0 0 5 no reports
Rhizophora mucronata Uppu ponna 2 26 0 0 5 no reports
Sonneratia apetala Kalinga (Chinna), Kyalanki 1 <1 1 0 0 no reports
Sonneratia caseolaris Kalinga (Peda), Kandia 1 <1 1 0 0 no reports
Xylocarpus granatum Chenuga <1 <1 0 2 0 no reports
  1. * Complemented or corrected by the nomenclature given by Pròsperi et al. [81].