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Table 2 Matrix of paired comparison of 10 of the most salient bee forage species

From: An iconic traditional apiculture of park fringe communities of Borena Sayint National Park, north eastern Ethiopia

Species Key informants
R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 R13 R14 Score Rank
Dombeya torrida 8 8 8 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 119 1
Erica arborea 9 9 9 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 119 1
Olinia rochetiana 6 7 4 7 7 5 6 0 2 7 7 7 7 7 79 3
Ekebergia capensis 7 5 6 6 6 7 4 2 2 5 1 6 1 5 63 4
Vernonia rueppellii 3 4 5 5 4 3 2 7 5 4 3 3 6 2 56 5
Hagenia abyssinica 2 3 1 3 0 3 4 6 5 3 4 1 5 6 46 6
Myrsine melanophloeos 5 1 2 1 3 1 4 3 3 5 5 4 5 1 43 7
Hypericum revolutum 1 3 3 2 2 2 1 6 6 2 6 2 3 3 42 8
Apodytes dimidiata 2 5 7 4 5 6 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 38 9
Myrica salicifolia 1 0 0 0 1 1 7 4 3 1 2 0 2 0 22 10