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Table 1 Questionnaire form for ethnobotanical research

From: Medicinal and useful plants in the tradition of Rotonda, Pollino National Park, Southern Italy

Vernacular name of the plant
Used part
Harvest time
Collection made by:
□ women;
□ men;
□ both
Collecting modality:
Employment of the plant:
□ itself;
□ with other plants; in this case, which plants:
Preliminary preparation of the plant
Vernacular name of culinary preparations
Descriptions of above cited preparations
Valuation of frequency use of the plant today:
1 □ more times in a week;
2 □ once in a week;
3 □ once in a month;
4 □ twice in a year;
5 □ once in a year or less
Valuation of frequency use of the plant, a time (until 60’s):
1 □ more times in a week;
2 □ once in a week;
3 □ once in a month;
4 □ twice in a year;
5 □ once in a year or less
Valuation of plant appreciation (from two to ten):
□ 8-10: very good;
□ 6-7: fair;
□ 5-6: just edible;
□ 3(or 2)-6: practically unusable
Other uses of the plant (food, medicinal, veterinary, handmade):
Potential magic and/or religious uses:
Legends and beliefs about plant