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Table 4 Definitions of abundance categories

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

Value Category Definition
1 Very common Easy to find close to all houses
2 Common Close to houses, but not always all houses
3 Uncommon Close to few houses, but very scarce in the natural environment
4 Rare Hard to find in valleys (inhabited area), easier at the scale of the island
5 Very rare Hard to find at the scale of the valley and the island