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Table 4 Food and other non-medicinal plant uses recorded in Tormik Valley, Karakorum

From: Ethnobotany of the Balti community, Tormik valley, Karakorum range, Baltistan, Pakistan

Plant species/family/voucher number Local name Cultural uses No. of uses
V F FF HF DW WW FA B AT T PS BR ER
Artemisia brevifolia Wall. Asteraceae QAU127152 Bustae - - - - + - - - - - - - - 1
Aster himalaicus C.B. Clarke Asteraceae QAU127157 Ghzima - - + - - - + - - - - - - 2
Astragalus frigidus A.Gray Fabaceae QAU127249 Shashal - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Astragalus psilocentros Fisch. Fabaceae QAU127251 BiowaCharchu - - - - - - - - - - - + - 1
Berberis pseudumbellata R. Parker Berberidaceae QAU127186 Skiorbu - - - - - - - - - + - - - 1
Betula utilis D.Don. Betulaceae QAU127187 Staqpa - - - - + + +   + + + + - 7
Bromus pectinatus Thunb. Poaceae QAU127133 Troyuk - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Cerastium fontanum Baumg. Caryophyllaceae QAU27207 Bloghar + - + - - - - - - - - - - 2
Chenopodium album L. Amaranthaceae QAU127212 Snio + - + - - - - - - - - - - 2
Chenopodium foliosum Asch. Amaranthaceae QAU127215 SpangOsae - + - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Cicer microphyllum Royle. Fabaceae QAU127253 Stranjung Stwa + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Codonopsis clematidea C.B. Clark Campanulaceae QAU127203 Loo sunma - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Colutea paulsenii Freyn. Fabaceae QAU127257 Rbana - - - - - - - - - + - - - 1
Convolvulus arvensis L. Convolvulaceae QAU127220 Thringthring-mo + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Cousinia thomsonii C. B. Clarke. Asteraceae QAU127162 Charchu - + - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Datura fastuosa L. Solanaceae QAU127296 Datura - - - - - - - - - - - - + 1
Fragaria nubicola Lindl. ex Lacaita Rosaceae QAU127282 KarochaeMarochae - + - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Geranium pratense L. Geraniaceae QAU127234 PorStwa - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Hippophae rhamnoides ssp. turkestanica L. Eleagnaceae QUA127225 Karsoq - + - + - - - - - - - - - 2
Hylotelephium ewarsii (Ledeb.) H.Ohba Crassulaceae QAU127221 Gongchu - - - - - - + - - - - - - 1
Juglans regia L. Juglandaceae QAU127311 Starga - - - - - + - - - - - - - 1
Juniperus communis L. Cupressaceae QAU127122 Oshuk - - - - + - - - - - - - - 1
Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb. Cupressaceae QAU127223 Shukpa - - - - + - - - - - - - + 2
Lonicera heterophylla Decne. Caprifoliaceae QAU127205 Said - - - - + + - - + - - - - 3
Lotus corniculatus L. Fabaceae QAU127254 Spangol - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Mentha royleana Wall. Lamiaceae QAU127239 Foling + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Onosma hispida Wall. & G. Don. Boraginaceae QAU127193 Kangmar + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Papaver nudicaule L. Papaveraceae QAU127248 Nilo - - - - - - + - - - - - - 1
Pimpinella diversifolia DC. Apiaceae QAU127140 Kohniod + - - - - - - + - - - - - 2
Pleurospermum candollei (DC.) Benth. ex C. B. Clark. Apiaceae QAU127141 Braq Shandun + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Poa pratensis L. Poaceae QAU127137 Rastwa - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Potentilla salesoviana Steph. Rosaceae QAU127284 SniarmaStwa - - - - - - - - - - - + - 1
Prunus armeniaca L. Rosaceae QAU127312 Chuli - - - - - - - - - - + - - 1
Rhododendron hypenanthum Balf.f. Ericaceae QAU127226 Sursur - - - - - - - + - - - - - 1
Ribes alpestre wall. ex Decne. Grossulariaceae QAU127236 Skioruru - + - + - - - - - - - - - 2
Rosa brunonii Lindl. Rosaceae QAU127286 SiaMarpho - + - + - - - + - - - - - 3
Rosa webbiana Wall. Rosaceae QAU127287 SiaSarfo - + - + - - - - - - - - - 2
Rumax nepalensis Spreng. Polygonaceae QAU127271 Rashona + - - + - - - - - - - - - 2
Scorzonera hondae Kitam. Asteraceae QAU127177 SkiniSmaghra + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke. Caryophylaceae QAU127209 Bostwa + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Solanum nigrum L. Solanaceae QAU127298 Drumba shokhlo - + - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Spiraea canescens D.Don Rosaceae QAU127289 Skhsi - - - + - + - - + + + - + 6
Tamaricaria elegans (Royle) Qaiser & Ali Tamaricaceae QAU127305 Ongbu - - - + + - - - - - - - - 2
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg Asteraceae QAU127181 Khosmas + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Trifolium pratense L. Fabaceae QAU127259 Ol - - + - - - - - - - - - - 1
Trifolium repens L. Fabaceae QAU127258 Hltabuksuk - - + - - - + - - - - - - 2
Urtica dioica L. Urticaceae QAU127308 Khaeshing + - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
  1. V wild edible vegetable, F wild edible fruit, FF fodder and forage, HF hut and fencing, DW domestic wood, WW wool weaving, FA fragrance and affection, B beverages, AT agricultural tools, T thatching, PS polo stick, BR bio-propellant, ER evil repellant