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Table 11 Results of quantitative analysis for the 20 most relevant species

From: Plants and traditional knowledge: An ethnobotanical investigation on Monte Ortobene (Nuoro, Sardinia)

Species FC NC UR RFC CI H' J RFC CI H'
  Basic values Indices Ranking
Asparagus acutifolius L. 12 6 27 0.71 1.59 0.60 0.78 1 1 6
Beta vulgaris L. 9 3 16 0.53 0.94 0.38 0.79 2 3 13
Malva sylvestris L. 7 9 19 0.41 1.12 0.81 0.85 3 2 1
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Miller 7 4 9 0.41 0.53 0.57 0.95 4 6 7
Olea europaea L. var.europaea 5 3 6 0.29 0.35 0.44 0.92 5 9 11
Rubus ulmifolius Schott 4 6 10 0.24 0.59 0.76 0.98 6 5 2
Arbutus unedo L. 4 5 7 0.24 0.41 0.64 0.92 7 7 4
Cichorium intybus L. 4 5 11 0.24 0.65 0.64 0.91 8 4 5
Laurus nobilis L. 4 3 5 0.24 0.29 0.41 0.86 9 11 12
Parietaria diffusa Mert. et Koch 4 2 5 0.24 0.29 0.22 0.72 10 12 19
Ferula communis L. 4 2 5 0.24 0.29 0.22 0.72 11 13 18
Foeniculum vulgare Mill. subsp.piperitum (Ucria) Coutinho 4 2 7 0.24 0.41 0.30 0.99 12 8 14
Mentha suaveolens Ehrh. subsp.insularis (Req.) Greuter 4 2 4 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.81 13 14 17
Matricaria chamomilla L. 3 5 6 0.18 0.35 0.68 0.97 14 10 3
Hedera helix L. 3 3 4 0.18 0.24 0.45 0.95 15 15 10
Daucus carota L. subsp.carota 3 3 4 0.18 0.24 0.45 0.95 16 16 9
Cydonia oblonga Miller 3 3 4 0.18 0.24 0.45 0.95 17 17 8
Rumex thyrsoides Desf. 3 2 3 0.18 0.18 0.28 0.92 18 18 16
Prunus spinosa L. 3 2 3 0.18 0.18 0.28 0.92 19 19 15
Allium triquetrum L. 3 1 3 0.18 0.18 0.00 0.00 20 20 20
  1. Basic values: FC = Number of informants mentioning the species; NC = Number of different uses ('secondary categories of use'); UR = Number of reports ('citations').
  2. Indexes: RFC = Relative Frequency of Citation; CI = Cultural Importance Index; H'= Shannon-Wiener Index; J = Evenness index. (See 'Material and methods' for further explanations).