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Table 2 Relationship between folk specific, folk generic and scientific species and family

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

Folk generic Folk specific Scientific species Scientific family
bodurgan bor bodurgen Kalidium foliatum Chenopodiaceae
  wulan bodurgan Reaumuria soongarica Tamaricaceae
boya horen boya Sophora alopecuroides Leguminosae
  xihir boya Glycyrrhiza uralensis Leguminosae
goyo chagan goyo Cistanche sinensis Orobanchaceae
   Cistanche deserticola  
  wulan goyo Cynomoricum songaricum Cynomoriaceae
hamhag herest hamhag, Corispermum mongolicum Chenopodiaceae
  noosun hamhag Bassia dasyphylla Chenopodiaceae
hargan altan hargan Caragana leucophloea Leguminosae
  munh hargan Ammopiptanthus mongolicus Leguminosae
harmag chagan harmag Nitraria sibirica Zygophyllaceae
  nohai harmag Lycium ruthenicum Solanaceae
heres heres Halogeton glomeratus Chenopodiaceae
  chgan heres Corispermum mongolicum Chenopodiaceae
  har heres Kochia scoparia var. sieversiana Chenopodiaceae
hucu hucu Cynanchum cathayense Asclepiadaceae
  morin hucu Convolvulus arvensis Convolvulaceae
suhai imaan suhai Tamarix leptostachys Tamaricaceae
  wulan suhai Tamarix ramosissima Tamaricaceae
xiralji xiralji Artemisia songarica Compositae
  wunurt xiralji Artemisia caespitosa Compositae