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Table 5 Estimated quantity and monetary value of wild leafy vegetables extracted in the study villages during 2004.

From: Wild leafy vegetables: A study of their subsistence dietetic support to the inhabitants of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, India

Name Quantity (kg) Monetary value (Rs) % households collecting* % households consuming*
Allium semnovii Regal. 2303 103,635 65 100
Amaranthus spp. 436 ?? 85 100
Chenopodium foliolosum Hook 65 ?? 40 100
Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw. 178 3,916 65 65
Girardinia diversifolia (Link.) Friis. 89 ?? 25 35
Megacarpaea polyandra Benth. 2125 38,250 90 100
Paeonia emodi Wall. ex. Royle. 1025 22,550 56 65
Phytolacca acinosa Roxb. 236 5,192 45 45
Rumex nepalensis Spreng. 295 5,900 40 55
Smilacina purpurea Wallich. 708 17,700 48 57
  1. US $ = Rs. 42 in 2004; ?? not sold in the markets in the villages.
  2. * n = 123