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Table 3 Proportion of medicinal plants part used in relation to plants availability type

From: Medicinal plants and traditional healing practices in ehotile people, around the aby lagoon (eastern littoral of Côte d'Ivoire)

Availability type Proportion (%) of parts used
Leaf Bark Root & tuber Fruit & seed Exudate Whole plant
Abundant plants & part used easy to collect 53.6 16.1 19.6 1.8 1.8 7.1
Abundant plants. but part used difficult to harvest or rare 20.0 40.0 13.3 13.3 6.7 6.7
Scarce plants in the region 19.0 61.9 14.3 4.8 0.0 0.0
Endangered plants in the region. rarely found in their natural habitat 0.0 25.0 50.0 25.0 0.0 0.0
Exotic domesticated or cultivated plants 77.8 14.8 7.4 0.0 0.0 0.0