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Table 4 Contribution of socio-ecological factors to explain the variation of native plant species biocultural importance

From: Ixcatec ethnoecology: plant management and biocultural heritage in Oaxaca, Mexico

Use type Fodder Ornamental Medicinal Edible Ceremonial Firewood
Factor PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2 PC1 PC2
Cognitive importance −0.09 0.78 0.55 0.31 0.72 −0.58 0.44 −0.18 0.54 0.24 0.69 −0.17
Consump-tion 0.04 0.77 0.55 0.12 0.63 −0.64 0.39 −0.32 0.35 −0.63 0.33 0.67
Number of uses 0.76 0.16 0.74 0.47 0.52 0.69 0.47 0.73 0.65 0.61 0.75 0.29
Ecological importance 0.48 0.21 0.53 0.52 0.31 0.65 0.32 0.82 0.51 0.68 0.61 0.57
Management complexity 0.93 −0.01 0.81 −0.52 0.82 0.33 0.93 −0.13 0.89 −0.29 0.9 −0.24
Management site 0.76 −0.22 0.59 −0.76 0.8 −0.01 0.78 −0.36 0.69 −0.58 0.69 −0.66
  1. Data are correlation values between variables and the first two components of Principal Components Analysis PCAs. Values in bold have high influence in principal components, therefore in the classification of biocultural importance too