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Table 6 Priority edible plant species in the study area

From: Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild edible plant resources in Nepal

Species name Prioritization score Total (/20) Rank
Availability (/5) Commercial value (/5) Marketing potential (/5) Local knowledge and usage (/5)
Aegle marmelos 4 5 5 4 18 1
Asparagus racemosus 1 5 4 4 14 5
Buchanania latifolia 2 4 2 1 9 10
Dioscorea deltoidea 3 5 5 4 17 2
Diplazium esculentum 2 3 3 5 13 6
Murraya koenigii 3 5 5 2 15 4
Phyllanthus emblica 2 5 5 4 16 3
Piper longum 1 5 2 2 10 9
Syzygium cumini 2 3 4 3 12 7
Zizyphus mauritiana 2 3 3 3 11 8