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Table 1 Basic information of the communities

From: Knowledge and use of wild edible plants in rural communities along Paraguay River, Pantanal, Brazil

Communities Albuquerque Castelo Amolar Guató
Latitude and Longitude (approx.) 19°S;57° W 18°S; 57° W 18°S; 57° W 17° S; 57° W
Occupation time (years) 228 + − 120 + − 130 + − 10
Distance from Corumbá 60 km 94 km 198 Km 330 km
Number of families + − 300 + − 30 9 16
Number of interviewees 29 25 9 8
Number of women (w) and men (m) 14 (w) 9 (w) 1 (w) 1 (w)
15 (m) 16 (m) 8 (m) 7 (m)
Mean age 48 60 69 47
Age distribution: A. between 20 and 40 years; B (41–60); C (>60) A (10) A (5) A (1) A (3)
B (13) B (10) B (3) B (3)
C (6) C (10) C (5) C (2)
Number of vegetation types 5 3 5 3
Data collection 1997–1998 2001–2002 2001–2002 1997
  1. Adapted from Bortolotto and Amorozo [18]