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Table 4 Data on use reports of the most quoted plants in the territories studied

From: Beyond food and medicine, but necessary for life, too: other folk plant uses in several territories of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands

Territory/Plant species Number of use reports in each territory Percentage of use reports in each territory
Alt Empordà   
Olea europaea L. (including both subsp. europaea and subsp. sylvestris (Mill.) Hegi) 44 4.34
Arundo donax L. 40 3.94
Erica arborea L. 39 3.85
Celtis australis L. 29 2.86
Buxus sempervirens L. 28 2.76
Ripollès   
Buxus sempervirens 28 7.39
Carlina acanthifolia (Pourr. ex DC.) Rouy 14 3.69
 Sarothamnus scoparius L. 13 3.43
 Syringa vulgaris L. 12 3.17
 Pinus sylvestris L. 9 2.37
Montseny   
 Buxus sempervirens 69 7.11
 Erica scoparia L. 30 3.18
 Helichrysum stoechas (L.) Moench. 29 3.08
 Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn 24 2.55
Quercus ilex L. and Scirpus holoschoenus L., ex aequo 20 2.12
Balearic Islands (Mallorca and Formentera)   
Olea europaea L. (including both subsp. europaea and subsp. sylvestris) 80 4.44
 Arundo donax 57 3.16
 Ocimum basilicum L. 47 2.61
 Chamaerops humilis L. 46 2.55
Pinus halepensis Mill. and Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb., ex aequo 41 2.28