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Table 8 Percentage of native plant species that are managed and used in different forms in the municipalities of Coyomeapan (this study) and San Rafael Coxcatlán, Puebla (according to Blanckaert et al.[20])

From: Plant management and biodiversity conservation in Náhuatl homegardens of the Tehuacán Valley, Mexico

Municipality Management type % Use %
Coyomeapan Cultivated 63 Ornamental 49.2
    Edible 42.2
    Medicinal 9.8
  Protected 12 Ornamental 28
    Edible 44
    Medicinal 20
  Tolerated 25 Ornamental 17.5
    Edible 14
    Medicinal 36.8
Coxcatlán Cultivated 68 Ornamental 70
    Edible 29.5
    Medicinal 6.5
  Protected 10 Ornamental 47.6
    Edible 36.5
    Medicinal 15.9
  Tolerated 22 Ornamental 55.2
    Edible 31
    Medicinal 17.2