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Table 6 Average score for direct matrix ranking of 7 medicinal plant species with different uses other than medicinal use.

From: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia

No Use diversity Acacia tortilis Warburgia ugandensis Euclea divinorum Cordia africana Croton macrostachyus Olea europaea Asparagus africanus
1 Fire wood 5 5 3 3 4 5 5
2 Charcoal 5 1 0 2 2 3 3
3 Medicine 3 5 5 4 4 4 4
4 Building 3 4 2 5 3 5 3
5 Forage 3 1 2 1 1 1 2
6 Furniture 2 2 0 4 2 5 1
Total   121 90 73 102 70 125 82
Rank   2 4 6 3 7 1 5
  1. Based on use criteria (5 = best; 4 = Very good; 3 = good; 2 = less used; 1 = least used and 0 = no value)