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Table 2 Useful plants of Nepal Himalaya

From: Ethnobotany in the Nepal Himalaya

Ecological zones {m} Distribution of medicinal plants {%} Average {%} % of ethnobotanically important plants Average {%} % of ethnomedicinally important plants Average {%}
  W C E   W C E   W C E  
60–1000 32.06 44.28 42.85 39.73
49.20 [36]
40.72 (3) - 68.20 (1) 54.46 56.76 (8) 38.55 (7) 51.57 (6) 48.96
1000–2000 40.0 50.95 47.46 46.13
53.96[36]
70.78 (1) 65.29 (4) - 68.03 70.33 (2) 43.57 (17) 48.71 (2) 54.20
2000–3000 29.68 33.49 30.0 31.05
35.70[36]
38.38 (1) 45.46 (1) 59.25 (1) 47.69 76.24 (6) 60.98 (5) 48.51 (3) 61.91
3000–4000 16.03 17.30 15.07 16.13
18.09[36]
- - - - 60.42 (6) 71.56 (1) 18.46 (2) 50.14
Average 29.44 36.50 33.92 39.23 49.96 55.37 63.72 56.72 65.93 53.66 41.81 53.80
  1. The figure in parenthesis represents the number of sample publications reviewed