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Table 2 Absolute and relative frequencies of medicinal plant families used by Wajãpi women (Amapari Indigenous Area–AP).

From: The participation of Wajãpi women from the State of Amapá (Brazil) in the traditional use of medicinal plants – a case study

Family Absolute Frequency Relative Frequency (%)
Apocynaceae 01 2.40
Anacardiaceae 05 12.00
Bixaceae 02 4.76
Chenopodiaceae 03 7.14
Lauraceae 01 2.40
Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae 10 23.8
Leguminosae-Mimosoideae 02 4.76
Meliaceae 05 12.00
Menispermaceae 04 9.52
Melastomaceae 01 2.40
Rubiaceae 05 12.00
Sterculiaceae 01 2.40
Zingiberaceae 02 4.76
Total 42 100 %