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Table 4 Average DMR score of fifteen key informants for ten medicinal plants species with additional uses besides medicinal value

From: Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

Use diversity B.abyssinica C.africana C.macrostachyus D. torrida E.capensis E.globulus J.procera Olea europaeasubsp. cuspidata P.falcatus P.africana Total Rank
Agricultural tool 3 1 2 4 4 2 1 3 5 3 28 5
Construction 2 4 2 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 41 1
Lumbering 2 2 2 4 5 1 4 4 5 5 34 3
Firewood 4 3 4 5 4 5 4 5 3 3 40 2
Charcoal 2 3 1 3 3 0 3 3 4 1 23 6
Medicine 4 2 5 2 3 5 3 4 3 2 33 4
Total 17 15 16 22 23 18 20 24 25 19  
Rank 8 10 9 4 3 7 5 2 1 6  
  1. Based on use criteria (5 = best; 4 = very good; 3 = good;2 = less used; 1 = least used and 0 = no value).