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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of free lists and plant use on medicinal plant taxa in Tyrol (n = 15), Australia (n = 20), Brazil (n = 16) and Peru (n = 15)*

From: Transformation of traditional knowledge of medicinal plants: the case of Tyroleans (Austria) who migrated to Australia, Brazil and Peru

Country No of Int Cit total Avg no of cit per int Std. dev. (Avg no of cit per int) Plant taxa total Use cit total No of med cat
Tyrol 15 486 32 19.75 164 552 18
Australia 20 193 10 6.24 87 200 16
Brazil 15 157 10 4.88 84 180 18
Peru 15 303 20 14.05 134 354 21
Total 65 1.139 - - - 1.286 -
  1. *Coding: No of int: number of interviews; Cit total: total number of citations made by informants; Avg no of cit per int: average number of citations per interview; Std. Dev. (Avg No of cit per Int: Standard deviation (average number of citations listed per interview), Plant taxa total: number of different plant taxa listed; Use cit total: total number of use citations made by informants; No of med cat: number of applied medicinal categories.