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Table 4 Relevant species with high fidelity level used per disease category

From: Medicinal plants used to treat the most frequent diseases encountered in Ambalabe rural community, Eastern Madagascar

Disease Relevant species Distribution Number of citations FL
Bilharzia Senna alata (L.) Roxb. Naturalized 2 100
Cough Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f. Naturalized 3 100
  Oxalis corniculata L. Naturalized 3 100
Diarrhea Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. Not endemic 4 100
  Canarium L. Endemic 4 100
  Raphia farinifera (Gaertn.) Hyl. Naturalized 4 100
  Danais terminalis Boivin ex Drake Endemic 3 100
  Macaranga obovata Boivin ex Baill. Endemic 3 100
  Musa paradisiaca L. Not endemic 3 100
  Psidium cattleyanum Sabine Naturalized 3 100
  Maesa lanceolata Forssk. Naturalized 2 100
  Manihot esculenta Crantz Not endemic 4 80
Malaria Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don Endemic 7 100
  Aeschynomene sensitiva Sw. Not endemic 5 83
Stomach-ache Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob. Not endemic 2 100
  Paederia thouarsiana Baill. Endemic 10 77