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Table 2 Geographical origin (in bracket, number of informants), number of recipes, number of plants and number of allegations per informant (M: male, others: female)

From: Ethnobotanical survey of cosmetic plants used in Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)

Marquesas Informant number Number of recipes Number of plants Number of allegations
North 5 17 21 94
12 (M) 6 5 9
13 (M) 9 9 42
16 22 24 117
17 10 16 97
18 15 21 75
19 17 16 84
20 15 16 73
22 16 24 129
23 (M) 26 25 77
24 17 30 156
25 10 8 63
26 25 21 190
27 (M) 15 13 59
28 19 16 81
29 24 28 230
30 29 24 204
31 (M) 20 13 111
32 28 27 171
33 20 25 118
North (20) Maximum 29 30 230
Average 18.0 19.1 109.0
Minimum 6 5 9
South 3 25 24 59
6 17 25 198
7 16 20 112
9 17 19 87
10 26 21 127
21 18 24 172
35 23 24 171
36 25 22 124
South (8) Maximum 26 25 198
Average 20.9 22.4 131.3
Minimum 16 19 59
Marquesas (28) Maximum 29 30 230
Average 18.8 20.0 115.4
Minimum 6 5 9
Female (23) Maximum 29 30 230
Average 19.6 21.6 127.5
Minimum 10 8 59
Male (5) Maximum 26 25 111
Average 15.2 13.0 59.6
Minimum 6 5 9