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Table 1 The Correspondence between folk names of the Mongolians in Ejina desert area and scientific classification

From: Indigenous knowledge for plant species diversity: a case study of wild plants' folk names used by the Mongolians in Ejina desert area, Inner Mongolia, P. R. China

Family Folk names Scientific names
Apocynaceae olus Poacynum pictum (Schrenk) Baill.
Asclepiadaceae hucu Cynanchum cathayense Tsiang et Zhang
Boraginaceae dumug Arnebia guttata Bunge
  begesun zhanggu; nas wugai ebes Lappula deserticola C. J. Wang
Chenopodiaceae sulker Agriophyllum pungens (Vahl) Link ex A. Dietr.
  noosut; noosut hamhag Bassia dasyphylla (Fisch. et Mey.) O. Kuntze
  temljgen; noil Chenopodium acuminatum Willd.
  noil Chenopodium album L.
  noil Chenopodium glaucum L.
  cagan keres; kerest hamhag Corispermum mongolicum Iljin.
  keres Halogeton glomeratus (Bieb.) C. A. Mey.
  zag; sagleger zag; xikur zag; yabgan zag Haloxylon ammodendron (C. A. Mey.) Bunge
  xira kureg; kureg Kalidium foliatum (Pall.) Moq.
  kureg Kalidium sinicum (A. J. Li) H. C. Fu et Z. Y. Chu
  har keres; narin cagan Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrad.var. sieversiana (Pall.) Ulbr.
  hushit Micropeplis arachnoidea (Moq.) Bunge
  bor budrgen Salsola passerina Bunge
  baglur Salsola pestifer A. Nelson
  wurgest Salsola pellucida Litv.
  cagan but Sympegma regelii Bunge
Compositae wunurt xiaralj Artemisia caespitosa Ledeb.
  cagan xiabag; agi Artemisia dalai-lamae Krasch.
  xiaralj; agi Artemisia frigida Willd.
  xiar xiabag; tatenghai Artemisia songarica Schrenk.
  xiar mod Asterothamnus centrali-asiaticus Novopokr.
  honggurzul Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.
  kuji ebes Inula salsoloides (Turcz.) Osteuf.
  sutai nogo Ixeris chinensis (Thunb.) Nakai
  dalen tobqi Karelinia caspia (Pall.) Less.
  gaxiun Serratula centauroides L.
  gaxiun ebes Sonchus arvensis L.
  sutai nabqi Taraxacum leucanthum (Ledeb.) Ledeb.
Convolvulaceae oryamug Convolvulus arvensis L.
  cagan tolgait; elkendeg Cardaria pubescens (C. A. Mey.) Jarm.
Cruciferae lalajing Lepidium obtusum Basin.
  shaga Pugionium cornutum (L.) Gaertn.
Cynomoriaceae wulan goyo; sozhung Cynomorium songaricum Rupr.
Cyperaceae xirki Eleocharis mitracarpa Steud.
  xirki Scirpus strobilinus Roxb.
Elaeagnaceae jigd Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
Ephedraceae zergen Ephedra przewalskii Stapf
Frankeniaceae kureng ebes Frankenia pulverulenta L.
Gramineae tongge; deres Achnatherum splendens (Trin.) Nevski
  ilbar Aristida adscenionis L.
  cagan ebes Cleistogenes squarrosa (Trin.) Keng
  budnur; hazaar ebes Crypsis aculeata (L.) Ait.
  kag Leymus secalinus (Georgi) Tzvel.
  hulus; acamag; shagxig hulus; shaorag hulus; hanan hulus;ajirgan hana Phragmites australi s (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.
  suli Psammochloa villosa (Trin.) Bor.
  narin ebes Puccinellia hauptiana (Trin.) Krecz.
Iridaceae cakildag; cakirma Iris lactea Pall.var. chinensis (Fisch.) Koidz.
Lguminosae cegereg Alhagi maurorum Medic.var. sparsifolium (Shap.) Yakovl.
  munk hargen Ammopiptanthus mongolicus (Maxim.) Cheng f.
  hatinggir Astragalus hamiensis S. B. Ho
  alten hargen Caragana leucophloea Pojark.
  xiker buyaa Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch.
  zara wurges; ortud Oxytropis aciphylla Ledeb.
  hor;tom; sogtu ebes Oxytropis galbra (Lam.) DC.
  horen buyaa Sophora alopecuroides L.
  porqigenur; honht ebes Sphaerophysa salsula (Pall.) DC.
Liliaceae humel Allium mongolicum Regel
  taan Allium polyrhizum Turcz. ex Regel
Orobanchaceae cagan goyoo Cistanche deserticola Ma
  budergen in goyoo; zag in wug Cistanche sinensis G. Beck
Plumbaginaceae zer in deleng Limonium aureum (L.) Hill ex O. Kuntze
  zer in deleng Limonium bicolor (Bunge) O. Kuntze
  zer in deleng Limonium tenellum (Turcz.) O. Kuntze
Polygonaceae torleg Calligonum gobicum (Bunge) A. Los.
  torleg; but Calligonum mongolicum Turcz.
  wuyet wulan Polygonum aviculare L.
  bajun Rheum nanum Siewers
  kureng keres Rumex marschallianus Rchb.
Ranunculaceae moren hucu Clematis orientalis L.
Rosaceae hatu har; boiles Prunus mongolica Maxim.
Salicaceae torai; nailjag; zulzagan torai Populus euphratica Oliv.
  burgas Salix cheilophila Schneid.
Scrophulariaceae zer in del Dodartia orientalis L.
Solanaceae nohai harmeg ; wurgest harmeg Lycium ruthenicum Murr.
Tamaricaceae wulan budergen; budergen Reaumuria soongarica (Pall.) Maxim.
  yamaan suhai Tamarix leptostachys Bunge
  wulan suhai Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb.
Zygophyllaceae wuseg Nitraria roborowskii Kom.
  tosun harmeg; cagan harmeg Nitraria sibirica Pall.
  temer wuseg; wuseg Nitraria sphaerocarpa Maxim.
  wusun wuseg Nitraria tangutorum Robr.
  wumkei ebes Peganum harmala L.
  yamaan zhanggu Tribulus terrestris L.
  botgen tabeg; hulen nai wumdan Zygophyllum fabago L.
  argal in wumd Zygophyllum gobicum Maxim.
  wulen nai botgen tabeg Zygophyllum loczyi Kanitz
  bojignur; nohai xiereng Zygophyllum xanthoxylum (Bunge) Maxim.