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Table 5 Preference ranking to medicinal plants used to treat traumatic injury

From: Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants used by Maonan people in China

List of medicinal plants Informants Total Rank
R 1 R 2 R 3 R 4 R 5 R 6 R 7 R 8   
Acanthopanax trifoliatus 4 7 5 5 7 5 4 5 42 2
Bauhinia championii 3 4 6 7 1 3 1 2 27 5
Gaultheria leucocarpa 5 5 7 6 5 6 6 3 43 1
Justicia ventricosa 2 6 3 1 4 4 2 4 26 6
Polygonum chinense 6 1 1 2 2 1 3 1 17 7
Sargentodoxa cuneata 7 3 4 4 3 7 5 7 40 3
Sambucus williamsii 1 2 2 3 6 2 7 6 29 4
  1. Key--R represented respondents; Scores in the table indicated ranks given to medicinal plants based on their scarcity. Highest number (7) is for the medicinal plants which informants thought most preferred in the area and the lowest number (1) for the least preferred medicinal plant.