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Table 5 Cultural importance of some of the most important families in each of the surveyed areas, in descending order of the mean estimated for the whole North West Bank (mCIf).

From: Traditional knowledge of wild edible plants used in Palestine (Northern West Bank): A comparative study

Family N* Q J T S mCIf
  2.375 3.7 2.65 2.77   
Lamiaceae (Labiatae) 3.39 4.78 3.35 3.56 4.55 3.21
Asteraceae (Compositae) 2.03 2.46 1.90 0.87 1.85 1.82
Fabaceae (Leguminosae, Papilionaceae) 1.17 2.53 1.25 1.03 1.40 1.48
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) 1.03 1.60 0.80 0.90 1.55 1.18
Malvaceae 0.63 0.88 0.70 0.60 0.60 0.68
Polygonaceae 0.61 0.95 1.10 0.27 0.30 0.65
Araceae 0.23 1.00 0.45 0.53 0.85 0.61
Rosaceae 0.78 0.80 0.70 0.20 0.45 0.59
Primulaceae 0.30 0.85 0.35 0.60 0.80 0.58
Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) .89 0.30 0.75 0.30 0.20 0.49
Anacardiaceae 0.40 0.83 0.45 0.20 0.55 0.49
Portulacaceae 0.28 0.33 0.35 0.15 0.20 0.26
Urticaceae 0.20 0.53 0.15 0.07 0.30 0.25
Liliaceae 0.68 0.13 0.10 0.03 0.15 0.22
Lauraceae 0.26 0.33 0.05 0.10 0.10 0.17
Fagaceae   0.43 0.20 0.03 0.10 0.15
Iridaceae 0.21 0.18 0.05   0.15 0.12
Myrtaceae 0.15 0.08    0.35 0.12
Rutaceae 0.038 0.15 0.05    0.05
Rhamnaceae 0.01 0.33 0.05 0.00 0.05 0.09
Boraginaceae 0.01 0.08 0.15   0.15 0.08
Oxalidaceae   0.30    0.05 0.07
Caryophyllaceae 0.05 0.05    0.20 0.06
Solanaceae 0.04 0.03 0.15    0.04
Capparidaceae    0.10   0.10 0.04
Geraniaceae 0.03     0.10 0.03
  1. *N, Nablus; Q, Qalqilia; J, Jenin; T, Tulkarm; S, Salfit.