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Table 3 Richness of plants with edible underground storage organs known in the present study; P (Settlement where the species were cited): Cuyín Manzano (CM, N = 16), Villa Llanquín (VLL, N = 18), Nahuel Pan (NP, N = 7), Lagunita Salada-El Escorial (LE, N = 10); RFC (Relative frequency of mentions); MU (Multiplicity of uses): Medicinal (M), Edible (E), Ornamental (O), Fodder (F), Other uses (Ot); IC (Cultural Importance Index); OB (biogeographic origin): Native (N), Exotic (E)

From: Current use of wild plants with edible underground storage organs in a rural population of Patagonia: between tradition and change

Species/Botanical family/popular names cited/Label N° P RFC MU IC OB
Oxalis adenophylla/Oxalidaceae/cuye/JJO 001, JJO 002, JJO 003, JJO 004 CM-VLL-NP 0.745 M, E, O 2.295 N
Arjona tuberosa/Santalaceae/shaquil, papita del piche/JJO 005, JJO 006, JJO 007, JJO 008 CM-VLL-NP-LE 0.568 E 0.951 N
Diposis patagonica/Apiaceae/yocon/JJO 009, JJO 010 VLL-NP 0.235 E 0.690 N
Pastinaca sativa/Apiaceae/pana, nabo silvestre/JJO 011, JJO 012 CM-VLL 0.058 E 0.185 E
Tropaeolum porifolium/Tropaeolaceae/batata, chagual/JJO 013 LE 0.098 E 0.141 N
Helianthus tuberosus/Asteraceae/papa del chancho/JJO 014 VLL 0.058 E, F 0.139 E
Tristagma patagonicum/Alliaceae/estrellita, cebollita/JJO 015, JJO016 CM-VLL-NP 0.117 E 0.123 N
Azorella monantha/Apiaceae/leña de piedra/JJO 017 LE 0.058 E, L, Ot 0.055 N
Juncus sp./Juncaceae/junco/JJO 018 NP 0.058 E 0.019 N