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Table 2 Major use categories of NTFPs and frequency of taxa reported from Kangchenjunga Landscape

From: Traditional use and management of NTFPs in Kangchenjunga Landscape: implications for conservation and livelihoods

Use category Frequency of taxa reported Total (Kangchenjunga Landscape)
Bhutan India Nepal
Basket 4 3 7
Broom 2 1 3
Cigarette wrapper 1 1
Detergent 1 1
Dye 12 6 6 23
Edible 62 46 130 191
Fencing 2 1 1 4
Fermentation 4 3 4
Fibre 10 4 4 15
Fish poisoning 1 1 2
Fodder 3 4 12 19
Fuel 1 1 2
Gum 4 4
Incense 19 3 13 33
Insecticide 2 1 3
Medicinal 176 334 297 598
Oil 6 2 7 7
Ornamental 5 1 2
Preservator 1 1
Roofing 2 2
Ritual 3 5 8
Spritual 1 1 2
Tea 1 4 4 8
Vetenery medicine 27 5 27