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Table 6 Fidelity Levels (FL) of most commonly used plants by Key Informants

From: Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda

Plant species Therapeutic uses Ip Iu FL%
Vernonia amygdalina Malaria 36 36 100
Mormodica feotida Malaria 31 36 86
Warburgia ugandensis cough 11 28 39
Prunus africana Prostate cancer 3 7 43
Erythrina abyssinica Vomiting 11 11 100
Piptadeniastrum africana Cough 8 9 89
Albizia coriaria Skin infections 8 10 80
Spathodea campunulata. vaginal lubrication 4 8 50
Mondia whitei Erectile dysfunction 6 7 86
Alstonia boonei Prostate cancer 3 4 75
  1. Key: Ip - Number of informants who suggested the use of a species for the same major ailment
  2. Iu - Total number of informants who mentioned the species for any use