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Table 7 Results of direct matrix ranking on selected multipurpose medicinal plants

From: Study of plants traditionally used in public and animal health management in Seharti Samre District, Southern Tigray, Ethiopia

  Species
Use category Croton macrostachyus Cordia africana Maesa lanceolata Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata Acokanthera schimperi
Firewood 2 3 3 4 3
Construction 3 4 4 4 3
Charcoal 2 2 3 4 2
Fencing 2 2 2 2 3
Agricultural instrument 4 3 3 4 1
Furniture 2 4 3 4 1
Medicine 4 3 4 4 4
Income source 2 4 2 4 2
Total 21 25 24 30 19
Rank 4th 2nd 3rd 1st 5th